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Quvenzhané Wallis Annie

Dear 'Annie' Remake Creators: Thank You

Camryn Garrett | Posted 03.11.2015 | Teen
Camryn Garrett

To see the incredibly talented Quvenzhané singing "Tomorrow" in the trailer gives me hope. Maybe we'll see more starring roles for people of color in the future. Maybe a little girl will see the movie and see herself. Perhaps this will be the start of her career.

'It's Not Going To Be A Black Annie. It's Just Going To Be Annie'

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 12.16.2014 | Entertainment

Will Gluck’s “Annie,” which hits theaters on Dec. 19, transplants the beloved Depression-era musical into the present day by adding a pop spin o...

Leigh Blickley

Quvenzhané Wallis Has Her Fingers Crossed For Another Oscar Nod

HuffingtonPost.com | Leigh Blickley | Posted 10.16.2014 | Entertainment

Quvenzhané Wallis has accomplished more than most kids her age. At 9 years old, she became a household name as the youngest actress ever to receive a...

Cameron Diaz Doesn't Sing In The 'Annie' Trailer

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 05.29.2014 | Entertainment

The full trailer for the "Annie" reboot starring Jamie Foxx and Quvenzhané Wallis debuted on Yahoo! Movies and shows just a little more than the orig...

America's Persistent Struggle to Love Black Youth

Darron T. Smith, Ph.D. | Posted 11.18.2014 | Black Voices
Darron T. Smith, Ph.D.

Black children are presently under continual assault by well-maintained practices of white racial domination and exclusion, resulting in the marginalization of Africans and African Americans into adulthood. These children are under attack physically, psychologically and emotionally.

Why I'm So Excited for the New Annie Movie With Quvenzhané Wallis

Olivia Cole | Posted 05.07.2014 | Black Voices
Olivia Cole

Google "coming of age movies" and you will find that the stories our culture says define coming of age are those like The Sandlot or Superbad. For boys of color there are far fewer, but some: Cooley High. Boyz in the Hood. School Daze. Try Googling "coming of age movies for girls" and you'll find a lot less.

What Quevenzhane Wallis Got For 'Annie'

Posted 12.31.2013 | Entertainment

What kind of perks did Quvenzhane Wallis receive for playing the title little orphan in 2014's "Annie" reboot? Try WiFi. According to documents acq...

Quvenzhane Wallis Rides Bike On 'Annie' Set

Posted 09.19.2013 | Entertainment

It's a hard-knock life for little orphan Annie, but that doesn't prevent her from using CitiBikes. The first set photo from the "Annie" remake that Ja...

The Time We Went Shopping With Quvenzhané Wallis...

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 08.12.2013 | Black Voices

There are a few things you should know about Quvenzhané Wallis... 1. She's the youngest person ever nominated for an Academy Award in the Best Act...

Hard Knock Life?

Posted 04.29.2013 | Entertainment

Jamie Foxx may have found his next gig. The increasingly busy actor is reportedly in talks to join "Annie," Sony's upcoming adaptation of the classic ...

Will Justin Timberlake Play Daddy Warbucks?

The Huffington Post | Madeline Boardman | Posted 03.19.2013 | Entertainment

It never seems to be a hard knock life for Justin Timberlake, which is why he might be perfect to play Daddy Warbucks. According to a report in Pag...

Quvenzhané Cast As Annie

The Huffington Post | Madeline Boardman | Posted 02.24.2013 | Entertainment

Sony has found its Annie. Quvenzhané Wallis, the nine-year-old Oscar-nominated actress, has been cast in the upcoming "Annie" reboot, Sony announ...

Hard-Knock Life in Her Future?

ew.com | Posted 02.08.2013 | Entertainment

It's been a good month for Quvenzhané Wallis!...