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    Oscars: Can Mary Elizabeth Winstead Sneak Into The Best Actress Field For 'Smashed'?

    We've been looking in detail at the acting categories in recent weeks, and this week, we figured it made sense to examine Best Actress, given that one potential contender has her film arriving in theaters. Today sees the release of "Smashed," which sees "Scott Pilgrim vs. the World" star Mary Elizab...

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    'Beasts Of The Southern Wild' Actors Ruled Ineligible For SAG Awards + What This Could Mean

    THR reports that the cast of this years indie critical darling Beasts of the Southern Wild, which Fox Searchlight has been positioning as an awards season contender, has been ruled ineligible for the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards.

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    'Beasts' Director Wants Dwight Henry & Quvenzhané Wallis For Next Film On Wacky Aging (Details)

    Beasts of the Southern Wild director, and New Orleans resident Benh Zeitlin tells the AP that he's already begun work on his follow-up to that critically-acclaimed, polarizing film (his feature film debut), which will likely also be set in New Orleans, where Zeitlin's Court 13 film prod...

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    Awards Season Begins For Quvenzhané Wallis - Honored With New Hollywood Trophy

    Awards season hasn't officially begun yet (although it's on the horizon), but Quvenzhané Wallis (star of Beasts of the Southern Wild) has picked up what I believe is her very first award for her performance in the film, THR reports.

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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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