(Photos) Meet The Youngest Oscar Nominee EVER!!!

Star of “Beasts of the Southern Wild” Quvenzhane Wallis is the youngest Oscar nominee ever at nine years old! She is nominated for the Best Actress award against Jennifer Lawrence, Jessica Chastain, Emmanuelle Riva and Naomi Watts. Quvenzhane is also replacing Willow Smith in the movie version of the musical “Annie.” Check her out after the jump.

Why Willow Smith Will No Longer Be Playing Annie In The Movie Remake

Though her parents are the production company behind the upcoming remake of the classic film Annie, Willow Smith will no longer be playing the lead role. This announcement comes over two years since it was first revealed the film was in the works. Originally the report was that the 12-year-old was simply “too old” to be playing the role and had been dropped, but during a speech in Philly this past weekend, poppa Will revealed the real reason. Find out why below.

Copyright © 2010-2014 FUNKMASTER FLEX, LTD. All rights reserved.