Quvenzhané Wallis takes her storytelling from films to books

12-year-old Oscar-nominated actress Quvenzhané Wallis will soon be turning her attention to the world of literature after signing a four-book deal with powerhouse publisher Simon & Schuster. The Annie star will publish an as-yet-untitled series of three chapter books, and a picture book loosely based on her experiences for Simon & Schuster’s Books for Young […]

Racist reactions to Quvenzhané Wallis being cast as orphan ‘Annie’

Quvenzhané Wallis stole America’s hearts in her Academy Award-nominated leading role of a family trying to survive in the isolated bayou community south of New Orleans in Beasts of the Southern Wild. Now, it seems that this same precious Wallis, the youngest actor to be nominated for an Oscar award at 9 years, is repelling many […]

NAACP Image Awards 2013: Nominees, presenters and host

The 44th NAACP Image Awards is the only awards show that illuminates both artistic excellence and social endeavors. This year’s motion picture nominations is led by Django Unchained and Beasts of the Southern Wild both, with four nods. HBO’s “Treme” and ABC’s “Grey’s Anatomy” lead the television nominations also with four nods. ABC’s “Scandal” received two nods for Outstanding […]

The youngest Best Actress Oscar nominee ever; the other youngest boys and girls

When Quvenzhané Wallis delivered a searing and poignant portrayal of a young girl trying to survive on the land in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in Beasts of the Southern Wild, she was on her way to become the youngest Best Actress nominee in Hollywood history. In the announcement of the  85th annual Academy Awards […]

Oscar nominations 2013

 ‘Django,’ Denzel Washington, Quvenzhané Wallis get Oscar nods 2012 turned it up with a variety of remarkable films, featuring a slew of  Hollywood’s most talented stars. From the 16th president of the United States to the controversial tale of Django, it’s clear why 2012 was the most profitable year for cinema … ever! Did your favorite film or actor […]

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