QUVENZHANE’ WALLIS WILL PLAY “ANNIE” IN MOVIE REMAKE

So she didn't win the Oscar for Best Actress at last night's Academy Awards, but Quvenzhane' Wallis is already on to the next big thing.  She has just been cast to play the lead character Annie in the upcoming movie remake of "Annie." After it was announced that Willow Smith would know longer play the role because she … [Read more...]

OPRAH WINFREY, GABRIELLE UNION, KELLY ROWLAND AND MORE ATTEND THE ESSENCE BLACK WOMEN IN HOLLYWOOD LUNCHEON

Thursday afternoon, Essence Magazine held their Sixth Annual Black Women in Hollywood luncheon.  The honorees this year included Oprah Winfrey, Gabrielle Union, Quvenzhané Wallis,and actress Naomie Harris. Oprah was honored and received the Power Award for all of her past achievements but more recently the launch of her … [Read more...]

QUVENZHANE WALLIS MAKES HISTORY

This morning the nominees were announced for 85th annual Academy Awards.  Quvenzhané Wallis, 9, was nominated for Best Actress in a Leading Role for her portrayal of Hushpuppy in "Beasts of the Southern Wild."  This makes Wallis the youngest ever to be nominated in this category. Wallis was just 5 years old when she … [Read more...]