Quevenzhané Wallis Doesn’t Do “Subtle”

Julie Gerstein | February 3, 2012 - 3:40 pm

“I’d tell her to do something with a little more subtlety, and she goes, ‘Benh, I am 6  years old. I am in the second grade. Do you think I know what ‘subtlety’ means? Use smaller words.’”

“Beasts of the Southern Wild” director Benh Zeitlin talking about the 8-year-old star of his movie, Quevenzhané Wallis. “Beasts” received stunning reviews at Sundance, so we think you’re about to hear a lot more about this movie, and adorable Quevenzhané. Get ready! [NYMag.com]