Posts tagged "beasts of the southern wild"

Quvenzhané Wallis May Live A “Hard Knock Life” In “Annie” Remake

Blast it, “Annie” remake. I didn’t want anything to do with you, and then you have to go and possibly be casting Quvenzhané Wallis as your lead. Stop it. I don’t want to look forward to you.

The casting report is courtesy of Entertainment Weekly, which is careful to note that Wallis is only being considered and that…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 9, 2013

Andre Leon Talley Interviews Quvenzhané Wallis, World Collectively Goes “Aww”

Vaunted Vogue editor Andre Leon Talley doesn’t suffer fools — either at his magazine job, or as a former judge on “America’s Next Top Model.” Which is why it’s so sweet to see him shuffle so uncomfortably in his interview with pint-sized “Beasts of the Southern Wild” phenom Quvenzhané Wallis. Talley had the nine-year-old Nicki Minaj…

By: Julie Gerstein / January 16, 2013

Here Are Your 2013 Academy Award Nominees!

The nominees for the Academy Awards were announced this morning and I thought they were all sorts of WTF. While there were some awesome surprises (Quvenzhané Wallis is the youngest nominee ever for “Beasts of the Southern Wild” and there was a lot of love shown for the foreign language film “Amour”), there were many snubs that…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 10, 2013

Must See: “Beasts Of The Southern Wild”

Fledgling filmmaker Benh Zeitlen’s new film “Beasts of the Southern Wild” garnered tons of acclaim at the recent Sundance Film Festival and was an official selection at Cannes. Even so, that doesn’t necessarily guarantee that it’ll be a compelling, watchable film. But the first trailer, featuring breakout child star Quvenzhane Wallace, makes it look pretty…

By: Julie Gerstein / May 6, 2012

Quevenzhané Wallis Doesn’t Do “Subtle”

“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,…

By: Julie Gerstein / February 3, 2012