08:57 PM EDT 10/21/2013
Originally posted 02/01/2010 11:20AM
You may not know her name, but 15-year-old actress Nicola Peltz – who stars in the upcoming M. Night Shyamalan fantasy The Last Airbender – could be changing that very soon. Here's why:
M. Night gives her a rave review.
"I told the studio I didn't want to make this movie without her," Shyamalan tells PEOPLE. "I said that only once before in my career, and that was when I met Haley [Joel Osment] in the Sixth Sense auditions." They're buds off-camera, too: He came to Peltz's 15th birthday party with his daughters.
She's down with the guys from Twilight.
Originally posted 08/02/2004 08:00AM
Despite scary reviews, M. Night Shyamalan delivered a much-needed hit to Disney this weekend, as his No. 1 movie, The Village, had a bonanza opening with $50.8 million, according to studio estimates.
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