Back in January when it was announced that Willow Smith was dropping out of Annie, rumors swirled that Academy Award nominated actress, 9 year old Quvenzhane' Wallis, was being considered for the role [click here if you missed that].
The rumors have been confirmed...
Quvenzhane' will star as Annie in the re-telling of the classic tale being produced by Will Smith and Jay Z.
Sony pictures proclaims,
"She is an extraordinary young talent with an amazing range, not only as an actress but as a singer and dancer, and we can't wait for audiences to further discover her."