Annie

Shawn “Jay Z” Carter serves as a producer in the new ANNIE flick, so of course he was in attendance at the film’s NYC premiere at the Ziegfield Theater last night (Dec. 7). 

Quvenzhané Wallis, the 10-year-old actress set to play the protagonist in the updated Annie film, has already proven she has the chops to carry the role. But there are those in so-called post-racial America who clearly aren’t prepared to see a Black girl take over the role traditionally played by a white redhead.

There has been plenty of chatter surrounding the remake of the classic film Annie starring Quvenzhané Wallis in the lead role after replacing Willow Smith. The first of what will be many trailers to come for the anticipated musical drama debuted last night, starring Wallis, co-star Jamie Foxx and others.

The Onion may have gone a little too far with one of their jokes. They’ve built a brand off satire, but angered many during Sunday’s Oscar’s tweeting spree, in which 9-year-old Quvenzhané Wallis was called a “c*nt.”

Last week it was reported that Willow Smith dropped out of the Annie remake to be produced by her dad, Will Smith’s, company. During a promotional appearance at Philly’s Temple University, in support of Sister Soulja’s new book, A Deeper Love Inside: The Porsche Santiaga Story, Smith explained why his daughter is no longer attached to […]

Willow Smith has dropped out of the forthcoming remake of Annie. The tween was set to star in the film, to be produced by her parents, Will and Jada, through their Overbrook Entertainment company; with Jay-Z holding down the music section. Rumor has it that little Willow believes she’s too old to sink her teeth […]