Posts tagged "Quvenzhane Wallis"

You Won’t Recognize Any of the Lyrics in the New ‘Annie’ Trailer

There’s another trailer out for the upcoming modern day adaptation on Annie, which stars Jamie Foxx and Quvenzhané Wallis. In addition to the other changes made to the original story of little orphan Annie, this trailer highlights the lyrical changes that will be required in changing the movie’s setting from Depression-era New York to moder…

Robert Kessler / May 29, 2014

Bet Your Bottom Dollar That the ‘Annie’ Trailer Is Adorable

It was just a year ago that we were all charmed by Quvenzhané Wallis, Oscar nominated for her role in Beats of the Southern Wild, what with her puppy purses and her dance offs. Now prepare to fall in love with her all over again as orphan Annie.

Robert Kessler / March 6, 2014

First Trailer for ’12 Years a Slave’ Released

The first trailer for the highly anticipated 12 Years a Slave has been released. The film is directed by Steve McQueen and based on the autobiography published by Solomon Northrup in 1853; it tells the true story of Northrup  — born a free man in New York, but kidnapped and sold into slavery in Louisiana. The film…

Robert Kessler / July 16, 2013

Quvenzhané Wallis Had A Dance-Off After The MTV Movie Awards

Apparently, nine-year-old Oscar nominee Quvenzhané Wallis fell into a dance-off with a fellow youngster Sunday night an after-party for the MTV Movie Awards. That’s pretty much all that needs to be said about this video.
But just in case you need further enticing: It also contains cartwheels, spinning around and moves that this 27-year-older will…

/ April 16, 2013

6 Stories You May Have Missed

Why is Katy Perry involved in a $2 million lawsuit? Which celeb has a crush on Harry Styles? Plus, does Amanda Seyfried want to pose nude?

Celebuzz has compiled some of Monday’s top stories from around the web.

Katy Perry’s British Endorsement Deal Ends With Lawsuit

The singer, who…

Arisa Murai / April 15, 2013

Watch: Kevin Hart Channels Quvenzhane Wallis, Recalls First ‘SNL’ Audition

Kevin Hart did what he does best on Saturday Night Live: comedy, comedy, comedy.

So it only made sense that the 32-year-old funnyman went right into stand-up for his opening monologue, recalling a run-in with a homeless guy who was after his sandwich at Panera Bread.

Then came the impressions.

Peggy Truong / March 3, 2013

Revealed: What Quvenzhane Wallis Named Her Oscars Puppy Purse

Take a breath, inquiring fashion minds: Quvenzhane Wallis’ infamous “puppy purse” has a name.

The Oscar nominee, who has been toting around a different furry accessory at every red carpet this award season, told Celebuzz that the purse she brought to the 2013 Academy Awards holds a special place in her heart, as it…

Gabrielle Chung / February 24, 2013

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),…

Peggy Truong / February 24, 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 i…

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

/ January 11, 2013

Who Is ‘Beasts of the Southern Wild’ Star Quvenzhané Wallis?

Quvenzhané Wallis has made history.

At age 9, the Beasts of the Southern Wild lead is the youngest to be nominated for the Best Actress Academy Award. The acclaimed indie — also vying for Best Picture, Best Director and Best Adapted Screenplay — chronicles life in the flood-devastated landscape of the Louisiana bayou…

Cory Lopez / January 10, 2013

Jennifer Lawrence, Jessica Chastain and Anne Hathaway: Favorite Female Movie Performances (PHOTOS)

2012 was an amazing year for movies, anchored by some of the best female performances in recent years.

Where in the past actresses have found enormous success perhaps primarily in supporting roles, this year they took center stage, not simply keeping pace with their male co-stars but outshining them and showing Hollywood that…

Todd Gilchrist / December 18, 2012

Jennifer Lawrence, Brit Marling and Matthew McConaughey: 2012’s Buzzworthy Performers Become 2013’s Breakthrough Stars (GALLERY)

Film Independent released a list of the organization’s 2012 Independent Spirit Award nominees Tuesday, celebrating the best and brightest talents working in independent film.

But for industry watchdogs, the announcement offered a shortlist of performers and filmmakers who either promise to go on to great things, or return to former glories after remarkable…

Phil Pirrello / November 28, 2012