Photos: “Beasts of the Southern Wild”

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  • This film image released by Fox Searchlight Pictures shows Quvenzhane Wallis portraying Hushpuppy, left, and Dwight Henry as Wink in a scene from, "Beasts of the Southern Wild." (AP Photo/Fox Searchlight Pictures, Jess Pinkham)

  • Actor Dwight Henry, a first time actors who plays a starring role in the movie "Beasts Of The Southern Wild," speaking during an interview in New Orleans, Monday, June 25, 2012. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

  • This film image released by Fox Searchlight Pictures shows Quvenzhane Wallis portraying Hushpuppy in a scene from, "Beasts of the Southern Wild." (AP Photo/Fox Searchlight Pictures, Jess Pinkham)

  • Child actress, Quvenzhane Wallis, who had her debut in the recent film 'Beasts of the Southern Wild,' speaks during an interview with the Associated Press in Houma, La., Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012. Quvenzhane, who doesn't watch much television aside from an occasional Disney Channel program, said she didn't know who Susan Sarandon was when the actress presented her with the New Hollywood award in Beverly Hills last month. Nor did she know Ben Affleck and Kerry Washington when the actors shook her hand and congratulated her during the Hollywood Awards ceremony. (AP Photo/Chris Heller)

  • Child actress Quvenzhane Wallis, who had her debut in the recent film 'Beasts of the Southern Wild,' and her mother, Qulyndreia Wallis, speak during an interview with the Associated Press in Houma, La., Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012. (AP Photo/Chris Heller)

  • Child actress QuvenzhanÈ Wallis conducts interviews no the red carpet at the premiere of the movie 'Beasts Of The Southern Wild,' at the Joy Theater in New Orleans, Monday, June 25, 2012. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

  • Actor Dwight Henry arrives at the movie premiere of "Beasts Of The Southern Wild" at the Joy Theater in New Orleans, Monday, June 25, 2012. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

  • This Jan. 8, 2013 photo released by Starpix shows actress Quvenzhane Wallis, left, and director Benh Zeitlin at the National Board of Review awards gala in New York. Wallis was nominated for an Academy Award on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, for best actress for the film, "Beasts of the Southern Wild". Zeitlin was also nominated for best director. The 85th Academy Awards will air live on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013 on ABC. (AP Photo/Starpix, Marion Curtis)

  • Associated Press photo -- Benh Zeitlin, Lucy Alibar, left, and Quvenzhan Wallis arrive at the movie premiere of 'Beasts Of The Southern Wild' at the Joy Theater in New Orleans on June 25.