Wallis Makes Oscar History

Posted: January 10, 2013 in Academy Awards, Black Reel Awards, Quvenzhane Wallis
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Two-time Black Reel Awards nomineee, Quvenzhané Wallis made history this morning as she became the youngest actress to be nominated for a Best Actress Academy Award for her performance in Beasts of the Southern Wild.

Wallis received rave reviews as young Hushpuppy as she comes of age amid catastrophic events in the Delta. She is nominated for two Black Reel Awards this year including Outstanding Actress and Outstanding Breakthrough Performance. The Black Reel Awards will take place on February 7th; the Academy Awards on February 24th.

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