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Jonshel Alexander, Ex-Child Actor in ‘Beasts of the Southern Wild,’ Shot and Killed at 22

Jonshel Alexander, a onetime child actor who played a supporting role in the 2012 Oscar-nominated film Beasts of the Southern Wild, was killed in a weekend shooting in her native Louisiana. She was 22. Police said Alexander and a man were shot inside a vehicle Saturday in New Orleans and she was pronounced dead at […]

Tribeca 2015: Olivia Wilde Talks Producing From An Actor’s Perspective

The star was part of a panel, moderated by THR's Tatiana Siegel, about the business of making independent films, featuring the producers of 'Bachelorette,' 'Beasts of the Southern Wild' and 'Blue Valentine.'

Sundance: How the Fest’s Quirky Indies Have Won Over the Academy

With two 2014 entries up for the best picture Oscar — 'Boyhood' and 'Whiplash' — THR awards analyst looks at the history of the Sundance-to-Oscar superhighway.

‘Beasts’ Oscar Nominee Benh Zeitlin Teases Imaginative Follow-Up

The director's next film follows "a young girl who gets kidnapped onto a hidden ecosystem where a tribal war is raging."

The Onion Apologizes to Quvenzhane Wallis for C-Word Tweet

The satirical news organization slams the "senseless, humorless comment," and says of the 9-year-old nominee: "Miss Wallis, you are young and talented and deserve better."

Oscar Fashion: Amy Adams, Jennifer Hudson, Helen Hunt Hit the Blue Notes

The red carpet was filled with blue on Sunday, with looks from Oscar de la Renta to budget-friendly H&M.

Quvenzhane Wallis Reveals Whom She Would Thank in Oscars Speech (Video)

The “Beasts of the Southern Wild” star speaks with the youngest best actress winner ever, Marlee Matlin, about being nominated.

Awards Season Fun Fact: Winners Thank Harvey Weinstein 5 Times More Than God

THR tallied 48 acceptance speeches so far to see who's getting the most praise this Oscar season.

‘Beasts of the Southern Wild’ Writer Lucy Alibar on Meeting Michelle Obama, and Her Inspirational Tongue Piercing

Before she presented at the WGA Awards in New York on Sunday, the Oscar-nominated screenwriter spoke to THR about her trip to the White House, among other adventures.

Designer on Dressing Quvenzhane Wallis, 9: ‘Pink, Purple and Bling’

David Meister, who's dressed the "Beasts of the Southern Wild" star for all her awards shows, reveals his client's specific requests: matching animal purses and "shiny, twirly" kiddie couture.

Michelle Obama Honors ‘Beasts of the Southern Wild,’ Raves About Quvenzhane Wallis

Joined by director Benh Zeitlin and stars Quvenzhane Wallis and Dwight Henry, the first lady called the movie "beautiful, joyful and devastatingly honest."

Best Picture Oscar: Does the Most Feel-Good Movie Always Win?

"Silver Linings Playbook" is 100 percent happy in a THR analysis of why some movies have a better shot than others.