Quvenzhané Wallis talked to ABC about her chances of winning Best Actress during the 2013 Oscars Red Carpet Event, and revealed that she will play the lead role in the next 'Annie' film.
Wallis, star of 'Beasts of the Southern Wild' appeared on the red carpet in a navy blue gown, holding her signature puppy purse. She named the purse after her dog Sammy. Quvenzhané Wallis wore her hair in an elegant up-do.
Wallis told Ryan Seacrest, host of E! that "I liked [this dress] because it was sparkly and fluffy." Announcers on the red carpet show commented that the dress was perfectly appropriate for Wallis's nine years.
On Twitter, User 'Cazz' raved about Wallis, "Quvenzhané Wallis was TOO cute on the Red Carpet... #Oscars2013".
Another user suggested, "Quvenzhane Wallis and her puppy purse for best dressed!"
Later in Wallis's interview with ABC, she said that her chances of winning the award for 'Best Actress' are, "Great so far...but I'm not gonna be selfish about it."
She has her awards speech all planned out. Wallis told the interviewer, "I know I'll thank the Academy and God, and maybe my mom and sister."
The Academy Awards are airing on ABC at 8:30 pm Eastern Standard Time in the United States. The event is to be hosted by comedian Seth McFarlane.