Beasts of the Southern Wild http://wrkf.org en Quvenzhané Wallis on Being From Louisiana, Being Hushpuppy http://wrkf.org/post/quvenzhan-wallis-being-louisiana-being-hushpuppy <p>The 85th Academy Awards are this coming Sunday, and Louisiana is very well represented in terms of movies filmed in the Bayou State as well as actors with roots here.</p><p><em><a href="http://www.beastsofthesouthernwild.com/">Beasts of the Southern Wild, </a></em>which was shot in the Terrebonne Parish town of Montegut, has been nominated for Best Picture, Best Director and Best Screenplay Adaptation.</p><p>At 9, Houma native Quvenzhané Wallis is the youngest nominee ever for Best Actress for her lead role in the film<em>. </em>In the film, Wallis plays Hushpuppy - a rambunctious child who must overcome a great deal of adversity when her world falls apart.</p><p> Tue, 19 Feb 2013 13:55:02 +0000 Ashley Westerman 6371 at http://wrkf.org Quvenzhané Wallis on Being From Louisiana, Being Hushpuppy