There's a New Annie in Town
by Mike Stanz
posted May 30 2014 5:00AM
Quvenzhane Wallis, the child actress who wowed Hollywood in “Beasts of the Southern Wild,” is now tackling one of the most iconic characters in movies, theater and the funny pages: Little Orphan Annie.
“Annie,” due in theaters around Christmas, is already getting some buzz. It’s an updated version of the classic, featuring Jamie Foxx as the Daddy Warbucks character. His name: Benjamin Stacks.
Get it? Stacks of Benjamins?
Let’s hope the movie’s a little better than that. And from the trailer, it looks like it just might be. Make sure you pay close attention for Cameron Diaz’s portrayal of the devilish Miss Hannigan.