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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.

SAG-AFTRA Clarifies 'Beasts Of The Southern Wild' Actors' SAG Awards Ineligibility Report

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 3, 2012 3:59 PM
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See our Monday post on this HERE to catch up.

'Beasts Of The Southern Wild' Actors Ruled Ineligible For SAG Awards + What This Could Mean

  • By Courtney
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  • October 1, 2012 9:05 PM
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THR reports that the cast of this years indie critical darling Beasts of the Southern Wild, which Fox Searchlight has been positioning as an awards season contender, has been ruled ineligible for the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards.

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

  • By Courtney
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  • September 25, 2012 2:10 PM
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Beasts of the Southern Wild director, and New Orleans resident Benh Zeitlin tells the AP that he's already begun work on his follow-up to that critically-acclaimed, polarizing film (his feature film debut), which will likely also be set in New Orleans, where Zeitlin's Court 13 film production calls home.

Awards Season Begins For Quvenzhané Wallis - Honored With New Hollywood Trophy

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 12, 2012 12:17 PM
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Awards season hasn't officially begun yet (although it's on the horizon), but Quvenzhané Wallis (star of Beasts of the Southern Wild) has picked up what I believe is her very first award for her performance in the film, THR reports.

Quvenzhané Wallis Signs With ICM Partners

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 22, 2012 4:26 PM
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You'll recall my July piece in which I asked what was next for Quvenzhané Wallis.

'Beast Of The Southern Wild's' Quvenzhané Wallis Joins '12 Years A Slave' + Set Pic Of Northup Family

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 1, 2012 9:45 AM
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UPDATE: Thanks to reader DCM, we can now confirm that the actress in the photo is Kelsey Scott, who's had parts in a number of TV shows like Greys Anatomy, Criminal Minds, The Young And The Restless, Days Of Our Lives; she's also a writer and director.

So What's Next For Quvenzhané Wallis?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 18, 2012 3:22 PM
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The accolades have been virtually non-stop since the film and its star bowed at the Sundance Film Festival in January, this year. And while the director of that film, Benh Zeitlin - Beasts Of The Southern Wild - likely won't have much difficulty building on the success of the film, as his career as a filmmaker blossoms, what about its star, Quvenzhané Wallis?

Watch: A Glimpse Of The Mythical Beasts In 'Beasts Of The Southern Wild'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 14, 2012 5:46 PM
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Fox Searchlight is obviously in full marketing mode, leading up to the release of Benh Zeitlin's Beasts Of The Southern Wild, which opens theatrically on June 27 - just 2 weeks from now.