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Sony Pictures Sets Official Release Date For 'Annie' Remake - December 25, 2014

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 27, 2013 1:52 PM
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Sony Pictures has set an official release date for Quvenzhané Wallis' star turn as Annie, for December 25, 2014.

On Quvenzhané Wallis 'Annie' Casting: Yes, She Can Sing, Has Range + Holiday 2014 Release Set

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 24, 2013 8:17 PM
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Just a follow-up to the announcement earlier this afternoon that Quvenzhané Wallis will indeed replace Willow Smith in Annie... click HERE to read it if you missed it.

It's A Done Deal! Quvenzhané Wallis Has Been Hired To Replace Willow Smith In 'Annie' Musical

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 24, 2013 2:10 PM
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Whomever that Oscar voter was, who cited being unable to pronouce Quvenzhané Wallis' name, as one of his reasons for not voting for her for the Best Actress Oscar, had better try a little harder, because she's not going anywhere anytime soon.

"Anonymous" Academy Awards Voter Gives Ridiculous Reason For Not Voting For Quvenzhane Wallis

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • February 23, 2013 8:59 PM
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What type of sick individual could hate on a cute little baby like Beast Of The Southern Wild's Oscar-nominated actress Quvenzhané Wallis?

Will Smith Is Considering Quvenzhané Wallis To Replace Willow Smith In 'Annie' Musical

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 8, 2013 3:39 PM
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As Nikki Finke would probably say at a moment like this: TOLDJA!

Watch: Quvenzhané Wallis Talks To Time Magazine

  • By Sergio
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  • February 7, 2013 8:35 PM
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Here's a short but sweet video with Quvenzhané Wallis, done for Time Magazine, in which she talks about her experiences working on Beasts of the Southern Wild.

Willow Smith Will No Longer Star In 'Annie' Remake; Might Quvenzhané Wallis Take Over?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 30, 2013 3:11 PM
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Last we wrote about this project in summer 2012, Emma Thompson, talking to the BBC, said that she'd been writing the script for nearly three years, was excited about it, and was heading to LA to work with Willow Smith (who was to star in the film), and that Jay-Z (who's one of the film's producers) had already started working on the music for it, with a shoot start date aimed for this spring in New York.

'Beasts' Director Wants Quvenzhané Wallis, Dwight Henry For Next Film On Wacky Aging (Details)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 10, 2013 10:59 AM
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In light of today's Oscar news, with Beasts Of The Southern Wild contending in major Academy Award categories (Best Actress, Best Director, Best Picture), I thought this was worthy of a repost/reminder, as it seems like the news (first reported last September) went somewhat unnoticed. There was also no follow-up on it.

A Look At Black Actresses Who Might Contend For The Best Actress Oscar + Some History

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 21, 2012 11:00 AM
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It's that time of the year, as prognosticators at every level start handicapping the Academy Awards, which are set to take place on February 24 (nominations will be announced on Januray 15, 2013).

Watch A Compilation Of Deleted Scenes From Award-Winning 'Beasts Of The Southern Wild'

  • By Courtney
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  • November 19, 2012 10:57 AM
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Ahead of its Blu-ray and DVD release on December 4, watch a compilation of deleted scenes from award-winning Beasts Of The Southern Wild, courtesy of the Wall Street Journal.