‘Annie’ Remake Release Date Set for Christmas Day 2014

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According to Deadline, the Annie remake starring Quvenzhané Wallis is set for a Christmas Day release.quvenzhane-wallis-65th-annual-cannes-film-festival-01

Sony said when it announced that Quvenzhané Wallis will play the lead role in Annie, the reimagining of the stage musical being directed by Will Gluck, that it planned a winter holiday 2014 release. Now it has booked the pic for December 25, 2014.

Gluck also is rewriting the current script, revising a screenplay written by Emma Thompson and rewritten by Aline Brosh McKenna based on the musical, which is based on the Little Orphan Annie comic strip.