8 February 2013 10:40 AM, PST | EW - Inside Movies | See recent EW.com - Inside Movies news »

It’s been a good month for Quvenzhané Wallis! Not only is the actress, now 9, the youngest-ever Best Actress nominee for her role in Beasts of the Southern Wild, but EW has learned that she’s in consideration to star in Sony’s upcoming remake of the Broadway musical Annie. A studio rep stresses, though, that newly named director Will Gluck (Easy A) and the producers at Will Smith’s Overbrook Entertainment banner and Jay-z’s Marcy Media, which have been developing the project, have yet to make any casting decisions.

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