Oscar nominee Quvenzhané Wallis has landed a recurring role on ABC’s “Black-ish”.
“So excited for this opportunity!!!!,” the 15-year-old actress and author wrote on Twitter.
According to Deadline, Wallis will play Kyra, Dre’s (Anthony Anderson) young cousin who comes to stay with the family for a while after her mom can’t take care of her. The episode will air in 2019.
At the age of nine, Wallis received the Best Actress Oscar nomination for her debut performance in 2012’s “Beasts of the Southern Wild.” In addition, She starred as Annie in Sony’s remake of the children’s classic, alongside Jamie Foxx and Cameron Diaz. She also appeared in the Oscar-winning film “12 Years a Slave.”