Will Smith and Jay-Z are getting a nice cast of actors together for their remake of the musical Annie. They started off recruiting Oscar nominated actress Quvenzhane Wallis (Beasts of the Southern Wild) in the title role, and then added Oscar … Continue reading ?
Sandra Bullock, after passing on Annie last month, is back at the table and might play Miss Hannigan opposite Jamie Foxx and Beast Of The Southern Wild‘s Quvenzhane Wallis for Sony Pictures. We all chased this when Sony first offered Bullock the role of the manipulative orphanage manager but were told that Bullock rejected the overture. Show More Summary
Fruitvale Station won the Grand Jury Prize and the Audience Award at Sundance earlier this year, and like another promising debut by a Sundance graduate -- Benh Zeitlin's Beasts of the Southern Wild -- has been selected to run in...
EXCLUSIVE: Following in the footsteps of Beasts of the Southern Wild or Fruitvale Station, the 13 projects selected today for this June’s Sundance Institute Directors and Screenwriters Labs could end up as Oscar nominees or at Cannes too. Show More Summary
With Beasts of the Southern Wild's cutie Quvenzhané Wallis cast and (as of yesterday) Jamie Foxx in talks to co-star in the upcoming Will Smith and Jay Z-produced Annie remake, it seems like us hard-knock lifers will finally get the modern-day remake we've been waiting for. But who will/should play ... More »
The Will Gluck-directed, Will Smith, Jada Pinkett-Smith, and Jay-Z-produced reboot of Annie may have just cast the second-largest role in the film (Beasts of the Southern Wild star Quvuenzhane Wallis will portray the titular orphan), as Jamie Foxx is now in talks to take the Daddy Warbucks character. If he takes the gig, it will [...]
Jamie Foxx and Quvuenzhane Wallis were opponents in a way at this year’s Oscars, with his Django Unchained and her Beasts of the Southern Wild both vying for Best Picture. But come next Christmas, the two could be the bestest of friends. Foxx has entered talks to star in Sony’s reboot of Annie, playing the [...]
After landing an Oscar nomination for the breakthrough performance in Beasts of the Southern Wild, pint-sized actress Quvenzhane Wallis lined up a big studio movie with Sony's remake of the classic musical Annie. The film is a contemporary update of the musical with Will Smith and Jay-Z producing the film and Easy A director Will Gluck at the helm. Show More Summary
Zambia is the perfect destination for combining the wilds of Africa with luxury adventure. Home to Victoria Falls, the Zambezi river and thousands of iconic wild beasts, the southern African nation is the picture postcard of Africa in all its natural wonder. But how do you get the best of Zambia, with its diverse selection [...]Show More Summary
Nine-year-old Quvenzhané Wallis, the breakout star of "Beasts of the Southern Wild," is already famous for being the youngest Oscar nominee in history, having an...
At a party (that allows babies?) following the MTV Movie Awards on Sunday night, 9-year-old star of Beasts of the Southern Wild Quvenzhané Wallis found herself in a dance-off with a fellow partygoer (who was also a child, but imagine it — imagine! — had it been, like, Selena Gomez). Read more...
Those who remain convinced that The Onion's controversial Oscar-night tweet about Quvenzhané Wallis was really about the Beasts of the Southern Wild star and not about Hollywood hypocrisy should check out the below tweet from comedian and filmmaker Paul Provenza. Last week, I posted The Aristocrats director's thoughtful deconstruction of The Onion's joke, why it wasn't about [...]
Beasts of The Southern Wild throws audiences from tearful sadness to resounding hopefulness as they are invited to follow young Hushpuppy around her Louisiana bayou community. The community, which is referred to as the “Bathtub,” consists of a community cut off from the rest of the world by a levee. Show More Summary
Beasts of the Southern Wild director Benh Zeitlin discusses the lessons he’s learned over the past year. He also gives a shout out to Underground, a film by Serbian director Emir Kusturica. Elsewhere, Zeitlin shares some of the music,...Show More Summary
Beasts of the Southern Wild star Quvenzhane Wallis will play the title character in director Will Gluck's modern musical. [...]
She won the hearts of movie fans the world over with her performance in “Beasts of the Southern Wild,” and now Quvenzhané Wallis is thrilled about her new lead role in “Annie.” According to a report, the Broadway musical adaptation will...Show More Summary
On Sunday, before The Oscars, Sony Pictures announced that Beast of the Southern Wild star Quvenzhané Wallis will play the new Annie. The studio has now set a Christmas Day 2014 release date for the film, to be directed by Will Gluck. Show More Summary
As you've probably heard by now, what The Onion is apologizing for is a tweet sent during the Academy Awards about the nine-year-old star of "Beasts of the Southern Wild."
Meet the Aurochs, the fabled "beasts" from Benh Zeitlin's mystical drama Beasts Of The Southern Wild, in this featurette.
(The Root) -- When I watched Quvenzhané Wallis telling the story of a little girl called Hushpuppy and her adventures living in a poor Bayou area in Beasts of the Southern Wild, I was enchanted by how well she articulated her life and the world around her. Show More Summary