Terrence Howard to Quvenzhané Wallis: "Forget You Were Nominated"

Terrence Howard Quvenzhane Wallis

Terrence Howard to Quvenzhané Wallis: "Forget You Were Nominated"

The "Dead Man Down" star says the youngest Oscar nominee shouldn’t rest on her laurels.

Published March 6, 2013

Academy Award-nominated actor Terrence Howard stars in the new action crime thriller Dead Man Down. In the film, Howard plays Alphonse, a criminal who is the target of a revenge plot by a pensive underling (Colin Farrell).

In a chat with BET.com, Howard muses about what it was like to tackle such a charming, yet conniving role. He also dispensed some helpful and humbling advice for newly-minted child star and fellow Oscar nominee Quvenzhané Wallis.

Dead Man Down hits theaters March 8.

Check out more with Howard in the video below.

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Written by Ronke Idowu Reeves


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