Posts tagged "Beasts of the Southern Wild"

Will Smith And Jay-Z Find Their ‘Annie’

Hushpuppy is heading to the Warbucks mansion! Beasts of the Southern Wild star and Oscar nominee Quvenzhané Wallis has just been hired for the title role of Annie, Sony Pictures and Overbrook Entertainment announced on Sunday. The contemporary remake will be produced and directed by Will Gluck (Easy A, Friends With Benefits), along with…
By: Peggy Truong / February 24, 2013

Watch: Children Reenact 2013 Oscar Nominees

Young Hollywood has a whole new meaning. All season long, youth has been dominating the awards circuit -- from the red carpet to multiple wins by Jennifer Lawrence. Come Sunday, Beasts of the Southern Wild star Quvenzhané Wallis, 9 ,could make Oscar history if she takes home the prize for Best Actress. Now,…
By: Peggy Truong / February 21, 2013

Watch: All Your Movie News In 60 Seconds

In addition to chocolates and romantic dinners, it looks like many lovebirds spent their Valentine’s Day with Bruce Willis. The actor’s latest flick, A Good Day to Die Hard, took in some $1 million at the box office on Thursday; the film is expected to finish President’s Day weekend on top as well.
By: Peggy Truong / February 17, 2013

9 Movies You Must See Before Oscar Sunday (PHOTOS)

Everyone’s office has that one movie fan that always wins the Oscar betting pool, who wears their newly-won gift card to Outback Steakhouse like a badge of honor. No one wants to lose to that guy. In an effort to prevent your resident watercooler handicapper from earning another victory notch for his cubicle wall, here are…
By: Dylan Howard / January 22, 2013

Brace Yourselves: Joe Paterno is Coming to a Theater Near You

Scarface’s star Al Pacino and director Brian De Palma are reteaming to bring the story of the late Penn State coach Joe Paterno to the big screen. David McKenna (American History X) will pen Happy Valley, the tentative title of the film, which is based on Paterno’s biography written by Joe Posnanski. The…
By: / January 17, 2013

‘A.N.T. Farm’ Cast Grants 9-Year-Old Oscar Nominee’s Wish (PHOTOS)

She’s the toast of Hollywood at just 9-years-old. Last week, Quvenzhané Wallis made history as the youngest nominee for the Best Actress Oscar for her role in Beasts of the Southern Wild, displacing Whale Rider star Keisha Castle-Hughes, who was 13 years old when she was nominated in 2003. And when you’re in Wallis’ position, the…
By: Jethro Nededog / January 16, 2013

We Are Young: 9-Year-Old Quvenzhané Wallis Nabs Oscar Nod (PHOTOS)

Quvenzhané Wallis just joined a very exclusive club. On Thursday, the 9-year-old actress made history after receiving an Academy Award nomination for best actress, making her the youngest nominee ever in the category. Wallis, who was a mere five years old when she auditioned for the role of Hushpuppy in Benh Zeitlin’s Beast…
By: / January 11, 2013

2012 Year in Review: The 10 Best Movies (PHOTOS)

2012 was a remarkable year for movies – not just financially, but artistically. Even as The Hunger Games and The Avengers and Skyfall and The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 broke records and brought in historic revenues, some of the industry’s most talented actors and filmmakers further solidified their place in the Hollywood…
By: Todd Gilchrist / December 26, 2012

‘The Dark Knight Rises,’ ‘Finding Nemo 3D’ and ‘Beasts of the Southern Wild’ Come Home to HD (VIDEO)

After two weeks of relatively lackluster releases – or perhaps more accurately, just too few truly good ones – the movie studios and home video distributors are accelerating their release schedules in advance of the Christmas holiday. But while that may mean a hit to your wallet, it’s a boon to your Blu-ray collection: there…
By: Todd Gilchrist / December 4, 2012

‘Cloud Atlas,’ ‘Argo’ and ‘Beasts of the Southern Wild': Movies We’re Thankful For (VIDEO)

Thanksgiving is naturally a time for reflection and appreciation – of family, and the things in our lives that mean the most. Appropriately, Celebuzz assembled a small group of movie experts to talk about the films of 2012 for which they’re most thankful. Celebuzz Senior Film Editor Todd Gilchrist and MoviesAreMyJam.com writer Alicia…
By: Todd Gilchrist / November 22, 2012