Posts tagged "Quvenzhané Wallis"

Cutie Patootie Quvenzhané Wallis Is The New Face Of Armani Junior

I didn't even recognize that was Quvenzhané Wallis at first! She's grown up so much since "Beasts Of The Southern Wild"; she was practically a baby then. But now, in addition to "12 Years A Slave" and the "Annie" remake, the 10-year-old actress is the first-ever face of Armani Junior. Here she is modeling both…

By: Jessica Wakeman / May 23, 2014

17 Celebs Hanging Out With Their Stunt And/Or Body Doubles

Quvenzhane Wallis has scored the part to end all parts -- the lead in the movie remake of the musical "Annie." But at only 10 years old, there are laws about how often she can work, so it makes sense that her stunt/body double for the movie would be an adult, who can work as often as necessary. Perha…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 28, 2013

It’s A Hard Knock Life! See First Pics Of Quvenzhané Wallis Filming “Annie”

The collective squee you heard around the world last February was the casting news that 10-year-old Quvenzhané Wallis is starring in the "Annie" remake being produced by Jay Z and Will and Jada Smith. The pint-sized "Beasts Of The Southern Wild" star is replacing Willow Smith, who aged out of the role — and thank goodne…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 20, 2013

Quvenzhané Wallis Has Post-MTV Movie Awards Dance-Off

Who says a 10-year-old doesn't know how to liven up an after party? Check out Oscar nominee Quvenzhane Wallis challenging another youngster to a dance-off at a post-MTV Movie Awards party last night. Thank goodness she put down her signature puppy purse, because things got serious. [HyperVocal]…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 15, 2013

The Onion Offers Classy, Humble Apology For Crappy Quvenzhane Wallis Tweet

The Onion has posted a sincere, to-the-point apology for their tweet about Quvenzhane Wallis posted during last night's Oscars. Props to them for owning up to it and not only apologizing but also explaining why it was wrong. Full text below and after the jump: On behalf of The Onion, I offer my personal apology…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 25, 2013

Quvenzhané Wallis Cast As The Lead In “Annie”

Quvenzhané Wallis has been officially cast as the lead in the "Annie" remake being produced by Jay-Z and Will and Jada Smith. She's replacing Willow Smith, who aged out of the role. Almost kinda makes up for getting called a c**t by The Onion's Twitter feed last night, doesn't it? (No, it doesn't.) [The Wrap]…

By: Jessica Wakeman / February 25, 2013

The Best Moments From The 2013 Academy Awards In GIFs, Pics & Video!

For the most part, last night's Academy Awards were painfully unfunny -- Seth MacFarlane, NEVER AGAIN -- and way, way, way too long. But there were some great acceptance speeches, unplanned gaffes, and plenty of moments ripe for GIFing. Because I love you, allow me to recap everything worth recapping from last night's Oscars, i…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 25, 2013

The Onion Crosses The Line With Joke About 9-Year-Old Oscar Nominee Quvenzhane Wallis — But So Did Host Seth MacFarlane [UPDATED]

UPDATE: The Onion has posted an apology on their Facebook page. Read it here. Last night's Oscars draggggggged on and on, but if you managed to stay up for the full exhausting affair, and were fooling around on Twitter at the same time, then you probably saw controversy erupt over a tweet posted to The Onion's account.

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 25, 2013

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 no casting…

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