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Quvenzhané Wallis on Starring in Her First Movie
Beasts of the Southern Wild director Benh Zeitlin says he always knew he would put his giant movie on the shoulders of someone tiny. Meet Quvenzhané Wallis, the young girl who brought the character Hushpuppy to life. Watch as she tells Oprah how she landed the part without any previous acting experience. Plus, find out how she ended up casting her own onscreen father.
Published on August 26, 2012