Fifteen thousand actresses were considered for the role of Mattie in True Grit, but Hailee Steinfeld seems born to play the part.

The 14-year-old actress was on the Today Show this morning, and was more articulate and poised than many women twice her age. She did, however, giggle appropriately when it was revealed that she will be a presenter at the Golden Globes on Sunday — alongside the teen dream himself, Justin Bieber. Hailee believes her friends, when they hear about it, will "freak out."

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