When news broke that Academy Award winner Sandra Bullock was no longer attached to "Annie," the upcoming film remake of the 1982 movie musical that will star 2013 Academy Award nominee Quvenzhane Wallis ("Beasts of the Southern Wild"), we wondered: Who should take on the role of Miss Hannigan?
Playbill.com polled our readers via Facebook and Twitter, asking who should take on the iconic role of evil orphanage matron Miss Hannigan?
Here are some reader responses followed by our own commentary:
Timothy Hollis: Definitely Jane Lynch! She's absolutely perfect for the role.
Emmy Award-wining "Glee" star Jane Lynch is currently starring as Miss Hannigan in the Broadway revival of Annie. The actress proved at this year's Tony Awards that she shines in the role with her performance of "Little Girls." When she wraps her limited engagement on Broadway July 14, maybe she can hang onto her costumes for the film. Read the Playbill magazine feature with Lynch, who talks about playing Hannigan, here.
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Fuerza Bruta Wayra
Here Lies Love
On The Town
Piece of My Heart
Scenes From A Marriage
Sex With Strangers
The Country House
The Good and The True
This is Our Youth
You Can't Take It With You