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Originally posted 03/06/2014 09:25AM
Bet your bottom dollar you can't resist Quvenzhané Wallis in this first trailer for Annie.
Originally posted 03/01/2014 02:55PM
Yes, the Oscars are almost here, but there's another award show on the horizon. On Saturday night, IFC will air the Independent Spirit Awards hosted by comedian Patton Oswalt.
Originally posted 11/13/2013 10:45AM
Look out, Carol Burnett! Cameron Diaz is piling on the sass to portray the famously hardhearted Miss Hannigan in the movie remake of Annie.
The actress, 41, Tweeted a photo of herself in costume – big hoop earrings, a heap of thick chain necklaces (one of them spells out "HBomb"), dark makeup and even darker roots.
"I want you to meet someone," Diaz writes in the caption. "Her name is Ms. Hannigan. She ain't nice and she ain't pretty. #Annie"
Originally posted 06/27/2013 11:15AM
The new Annie officially has her nemesis.
Cameron Diaz has signed up to play the cruel orphanage headmistress Miss Hannigan in the upcoming film remake of the musical Annie, Deadline.com reports – the character memorably portrayed by Carol Burnett in the 1982 film.
Diaz will play opposite Quvenzhané Wallis, the 9-year-old Oscar nominee who is set for the role of Annie.
Originally posted 02/28/2013 07:00PM
Sure there were plenty of professional photographers on hand, but did you know Kelly Preston, Norah Jones and Quvenzhané Wallis snapped personal photos from Oscar night for their favorite charities exclusively for PEOPLE?
Preston, who took pics for the Jett Travolta Foundation and Heroes Health Fund, gives readers an intimate look as she gets ready at home with husband John Travolta and daughter Ella. The three later drove off to the red carpet in their 1962 Rolls Royce.
Originally posted 02/25/2013 03:40PM
True to her word, when Quvenzhané Wallis hit the Oscar red carpet on Sunday, she was carrying one her of signature pooch purses.
"This is a special dog," she told Ryan Seacrest on the E! red carpet pre-show. "It's renamed after my puppy I have at home – Sandy."
The brown-and-black purse even sported some special Oscar attire of its own: a blue tulle skirt and a tiara.
Originally posted 02/25/2013 12:00PM
Quvenzhané Wallis had a very busy Sunday.
The 9-year-old attended the Academy Awards as the youngest Best Actress nominee in Oscars history. But in case you missed it, she also landed her next big Hollywood role – as the title character in an upcoming remake of the musical Annie.
Asked on the Oscars red carpet if she can sing, Wallis was charmingly coy. "I guess," she replied from the red carpet.
For its part, Sony's Columbia Pictures, which announced the news on Sunday, believes it has its girl for the 2014 film.
Originally posted 02/25/2013 12:45AM
Hollywood's biggest night went off without a hitch, but host Seth MacFarlane garnered mixed reactions from viewers.
From an opening monologue that touched on race to a musical number with Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Daniel Radcliffe, MacFarlane's stint as Oscar host delighted some and infuriated others.
Here's what you had to say about MacFarlane's performance at the 85th Annual Academy Awards on Sunday:
Originally posted 02/22/2013 06:30PM
We'll have wait and see who Best Actress nominee Quvenzhane Wallis will thank if she wins the Oscar on Sunday, but it's clear that she's grateful for one key person on her team: her babysitter.
"I would like to thank everyone who helped me play this part, and everyone who was there for me, and my babysitter who was on set," Wallis, 9, said as she accepted her Breakthrough Performance award at Thursday's Essence Black Women in Hollywood Awards Luncheon at the Beverly Hills Hotel.
Toting her signature puppy purse, Wallis wasn't sure if the accessory would also make an appearance on the red carpet at the Oscars.
Originally posted 02/21/2013 01:00PM
Before the Oscars honor the best in film on Sunday, ESSENCE is celebrating the achievements of Black women in film and television.
Beginning at 2:30 Thursday, the magazine will hold its sixth annual Black Women in Hollywood Awards Luncheon at the Beverly Hills Hotel, where six exemplary women in Hollywood will be honored, and you can watch the action live here.
This year's honorees are Oprah Winfrey, Alfre Woodard, Gabrielle Union, Mara Brock Akil, Naomie Harris and Quvenzhané Wallis.
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