Brooklynn Prince, one of the star’s of The Florida Project, stole hearts during her acceptance speech Thursday at the Critics’ Choice Awards in Los Angeles.
Prince, 7, won the best young actress award and began to break down in tears as she was led on stage. When she accepted her award wearing a vivid red dress, she sobbed tears of happiness.
“Wow, this is such an honor but I would like… all the nominees are great — we should go and get ice cream afterward,” she said, causing laughter.
The plucky seven-year-old star of The Florida Project, who will soon be blowing up your award season, is following up her sensational performance with a haunted house thriller, The Turning. According to Deadline the film is loosely based on Henry James’s classic novella The Turn of the Screw.Prince and Finn
EXCLUSIVE: Brooklynn Prince has followed her breakthrough performance in The Florida Project by joining the cast of Amblin Entertainment’s haunted house thriller The Turning. She joins Mackenzie Davis and Finn Wolfhard in the Floria Sigismondi-directed film, which Jade Bartlett is writing from an original script by Chad & Carey Hayes. Scott Bernstein and Roy Lee are producing.
The film is a loose adaptation of the Henry James novella The Turn of the Screw; a young woman…