Many Were Shocked That The New Actress Playing Annie Is Black

Initial opinions regarding the casting were mixed.

1. The official trailer for the remake of Annie was released March 5.

2. Upon finding that Oscar nominee Quvenzhané Wallis had been cast as Annie, some were seemingly appalled.

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9. Wallis’ skin color apparently was not the only point of contention.

14. Many responded in the movie’s defense.

20. The new version of Annie will hit theaters this Christmas.

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