Will Quvenzhané Wallis win an Oscar?

Quvenzhané Wallis Oscar Buzz

Oscar buzz surrounding Quvenzhané Wallis‘ strong performance as Hushpuppy in Beasts of the Southern Wild has landed her smack dab on the cover of the Los Angeles Times’ Award Season Preview issue of The Envelope.

The 9-year old is now considered a favorite to be nominated for a lead actress Academy Award.

Journalist John Horn sat down with Wallis, director Benh Zeitlin and her high school teacher mother Qulyndreia Wallis to discuss Quvenzhané’s first Beasts audition, mastering a New York accent for the upcoming Steve McQueen film, Twelve Years a Slave, and how she’s handling the award season buzz. Read the full article here.

Beasts of the Southern Wild will be released  Dec. 4 on DVD.


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