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    Quvenzhané Wallis Signs With ICM Partners

    You'll recall my July piece in which I asked what was next for Quvenzhané Wallis.

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    Young 'Beasts Of The Southern Wild' Star Quvenzhané Wallis Joins Steve McQueen's 'Twelve Years A Slave'

    Given the quality of "Hunger" and "Shame," it's no surprise that there's a long queue to work with director Steve McQueen, but even considering that, the cast he's put together for period epic "Twelve Years A Slave" is quite extraordinary. The film's led by one of the most exciting actors working to...

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    'Beast Of The Southern Wild's' Quvenzhané Wallis Joins '12 Years A Slave' + Set Pic Of Northup Family

    UPDATE: Thanks to reader DCM, we can now confirm that the actress in the photo is Kelsey Scott, who's had parts in a number of TV shows like Greys Anatomy, Criminal Minds, The Young And The Restless, Days Of Our Lives; she's also a writer and director.

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    So What's Next For Quvenzhané Wallis?

    The accolades have been virtually non-stop since the film and its star bowed at the Sundance Film Festival in January, this year. And while the director of that film, Benh Zeitlin - Beasts Of The Southern Wild - likely won't have much difficulty building on the success of the film, as his c...

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    Beasts of the Southern Wild

    Beasts of the Southern Wild is the perfect example of how to make a movie in this new post recession world.  Take a great script, make it for a price and then let the movie stand on its merits.  And yes, the awards and great reviews it has received since the premiere at Sundance earlier th...

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    Watch: A Glimpse Of The Mythical Beasts In 'Beasts Of The Southern Wild'

    Fox Searchlight is obviously in full marketing mode, leading up to the release of Benh Zeitlin's Beasts Of The Southern Wild, which opens theatrically on June 27 - just 2 weeks from now.

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    Watch Behind-The-Scenes Featurette From 'Beasts Of The Southern Wild' (New Footage Within)

    I'll skip the intro; you folks should know all about this film's journey already; we've written about it enough times :)

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    New Clip From Beasts of the Southern Wild

    I saw this film last night. I was totally and completely blown away. I can't even articulate my reaction to it right now. One of the most interesting, different and without a doubt one of the best films I have seen in a long, long time. The lead of this film is an amazing 6-year old girl,...

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    Trailer Watch: Beast of the Southern Wild

    This is the film that won the top narrative prize at Sundance.  It stars newcomer Quvenzhané Wallis.  I don't think I've ever seen a trailer quite like this.  I am looking forward to this one.  It will also play in Cannes this month.

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