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Oscar nominee Quvenzhané Wallis (Beasts of the Southern Wild) has bagged her first TV series role — ABC’s Black-ish as a recurring character. “So excited for this opportunity!!!!,” she wrote on Twitter. According to Deadline, Wallis will play Kyra, Dre’s (Anthony Anderson) young cousin who comes to stay with the family for a while after her mom can’t take care […]

Quvenzhane Wallis is making leaps and bounds in the publishing world by landing a four-book deal with Simon & Schuster.

Child star Quvenzhané Wallis now 11, has few financial worries these days but that’s not the case for other children. Wallis has teamed up with Kellogg’s to promote the initiative, which helps provide meals for children who need them. “A little bit,” Wallis says about feeling like a star. Her mother Qulyndreia, a schoolteacher for years until her […]

Target may be removing some of its Annie-inspired ads after a petition appeared online that called out the retailer for “whitewashing” their ads. Customers noticed that…

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Turns out Jamie Foxx’s character in Columbia’s Annie update isn’t just based on Daddy Warbucks. William “Will” Stacks is a contemporary, melanin-infused version of wealthy capitalist Oliver “Daddy” Warbucks from the 1924 comic strip “Little Orphan Annie.” Foxx’s Stacks is a billionaire New York politician who made his fortune in the cell phone game. He’s running a […]

Quvenzhané Wallis and Jamie Foxx are making spirits bright for the Holiday 2014 issue of “Essence” as they promote their upcoming movie, “Annie.” The pair look…

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The final trailer for Annie ahead of its Christmas Day release opens with the orphan reading a letter from her long-lost parents. “Please take care of our baby — her name’s Annie,” reads Quvenzhane Wallis as the title character. “There’s half a locket around her neck so when we come for her, you know she’s our girl.” […]

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NEW YORK (AP) — Quvenzhane Wallis says she took singing lessons to prepare for the lead role in a new version of “Annie,” opening in theaters in December. Quvenzhane, who was nominated for a best-actress Oscar when she was 9 for her role in “Beasts of the Southern Wild,” said she’s always listened to music, […]

An extended trailer for the new rendition of “Annie” hitting theaters this Christmas, starring Jamie Foxx and “Beasts of The Southern Wild” actress Quvenzhané Wallis, was released yesterday.…

The poster for the new Annie film debuted featuring Quvenzhane Wallis with a head full of red curls. The movie stars Oscar award winner Jamie Foxx as Will Stacks, a playful take on Daddy Warbucks and Cameron Diaz as Miss Hannigan. Take a look at a few more photos from the movie below. The remake is […]