Quote: "It's not very often you get to do a musical. Even though I was terrified of doing it, I kind of had to. The two things I'm most terrified of are heights and singing in front of people. I've jumped out of airplanes and scaled sides of cliffs - not to get over my fears, but to address them. I just felt like this is something that needed to be addressed. I cried uncontrollably." Cameron Diaz on her upcoming singing role in Annie.
Quote: "To be honest, something inside me was just, like, 'Don't'. I'm very connected with my intuition." Child star Willow Smith admits her sixth sense prompted her to drop out of the upcoming movie remake of Annie last year (13). The role went to Beasts of the Southern Wild star Quvenzhane Wallis instead.
Fact: Glee and Annie will crossover for actress Jane Lynch later this month (Apr13) when she performs Annie tune Little Girls on her hit Tv show. Lynch will play Miss Hannigan in Broadway's Annie this summer (13).
Fact: The child star who took on the role of orphan Annie in the 1982 movie musical is now fronting a rockabilly band called the Leapin' Lizards. Aileen Quinn, who was 10 when she became a movie star, will perform with her band at the Topanga Days festival in California on Saturday (26Mar12).
Quote: "It wasn't in a skanky way. And you can't say no to Annie. She's so cute. She gets this puppy-dog look and you're like, O.K." HANNAH MONTANA star Miley Cyrus on her controversial photoshoot with renowned photographer Annie Leibovitz for U.S. magazine Vanity Fair.
Quote: "I thought I was going to be an astronaut and an opera singer for a while when I was a little girl. Then I decided to be a Hollywood star when I saw the movie Annie." Eva Mendes chose her career path young.