Here's Sia's Version of 'You're Never Fully Dressed Without a Smile'

How excited are you about the upcoming Annie remake that is about to take over this holiday season? Are you excited enough to watch the original film over and over in anticipation? Or to annoy your partner with repeated playings of the original cast recording so that he's ready and can fully enjoy the film when it… »10/22/14 9:00pm10/22/14 9:00pm

Rose Byrne Might Join the Annie Revival in the Role of Pepper

No. Not really. But she is in talks to play the role of Grace Farrell, Daddy Warbucks' assistant who first sees Annie at Miss Hannigan's orphanage and brings her home to the Warbucks estate for the holidays. Assuming she can sing, Byrne — who you may know from Bridesmaids, the 2004 box office hit Troy, or TV's Damages »7/19/13 12:40pm7/19/13 12:40pm

Watching These Little Girls Get Cast in Annie Will Make Your Week

Over the weekend, PBS aired ANNIE: It's a Hard Knock Life, From Script to Stage, a documentary about the classic musical's current Broadway revival. Perhaps you missed it because you (wrongly) thought you had better things to do on a Friday night than stay home and watch an Annie documentary on PBS. If that's the… »7/01/13 2:40pm7/01/13 2:40pm

Quvenzhané Wallis Will Star as Annie in a New Annie Movie by Easy A Director

Here's some excellent movie news: Quvenzhané Wallis will not sulk off into adolescence with her (fingers crossed!) Oscar like some accolade-hoarding mini-Smaug. According to the AP, she's landed the title role in a new version of Annie and should stick around in pop culture for at least a few more years. »2/24/13 6:00pm2/24/13 6:00pm

The Annie Remake: Willow Smith Out, Quevanzhané Wallis In?

A remake of Annie — updated to modern times, set in Detroit and possibly produced by "Hard-Knock Life"-lover Jay-Z — has been in the works for a while. Last year, Emma Thompson told the BBC she'd been working on the script for three years; we also heard that Willow Smith would star in the flick. But now, Shadow and… »1/30/13 5:10pm1/30/13 5:10pm

The New Annie Is Adorable (Sandy's a Cutie, Too)

Eleven-year-old Lilla Crawford is definitely fully dressed with that smile. Crawford wants to be Kristin Chenoweth and/or Sutton Foster when she grows up. But for now, she's the new Annie in Annie on Broadway. Sunny, the dog playing Sandy, was rescued from a shelter where she was within two days of being put down. Now… »11/09/12 11:40am11/09/12 11:40am

Dog Who Plays Sandy in Broadway's Annie Dishes on Ruff Life as Working Actor

If you're casting for the role of Sandy in a Broadway revival of Annie, you're looking for scruff, determination, and an insane amount of scrageldy cuteness. Luckily, Sunny was the dog for the job. "At her first performance at the Palace," says trainer Bill Berloni, "Sunny was curious about the applause, but not… »10/23/12 12:45pm10/23/12 12:45pm