Tag Archives: James Lassiter

Quvenzhané Wallis, the star of Beasts of the Southern Wild, in the title role of Annie

Overbrook Entertainment, Marcy Media, director Will Gluck and Sony Pictures Entertainment have cast Academy Award® nominee Quvenzhané Wallis, the star of Beasts of the Southern Wild, in the title role of Annie, it was announced today by Doug Belgrad, president of Columbia Pictures, and Hannah Minghella, president of Production for[...]

Will Smith, Jay-Z confirm partnership, planned ‘Annie’ remake

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Media superstars Will Smith and Jay-Z made it official: Their respective companies will combine forces to develop and co-produce major motion pictures, one of which being an “Annie” remake with Willow Smith in the title role. “The time is right to bring back ‘Annie’ to the big screen.[...]

Will Smith developing new film for Sony

HollywoodNews.com: Will Smith and his production company Overbrook Entertainment are working on another film for Sony, who they partnered up with on the ‘Karate Kid’ remake. The film Smith is developing with James Lassiter and Kevin Stovitz would be based on the life of Dr. S. Allen Counter, reports Collider. S.[...]