BERLIN — Rising Hollywood star Sophie Nelisse ("The Book Thief," "Monsieur Lazhar") will play the title role in "The Great Gilly Hopkins," joined by Glenn Close, Kathy Bates, Danny Glover and Octavia…
The Canadian actress -- who was 12 years old at the time -- won a Genie Award, the equivalent of a Canadian Oscar, for her performance in French-language drama "Monsieur Lazhar."
It's clear that 2013 is an exceptionally exciting year for films that quicken the pulses of movie fans and ratchet up the stakes for the annual awards season derby.
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Mr. Peabody & Sherman
Mr. Peabody & Sherman1Weekend:$21.2M Fox / DreamWorks Animation
300: Rise of an Empire
300: Rise of an Empire2Weekend:$19.1M Warner Brothers
Need For Speed
Need For Speed3Weekend:$17.8M