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NBC's 'Annie Live' Casts 12-Year-Old Celina Smith in Title Role

NBC's 'Annie Live' Casts 12-Year-Old Celina Smith in Title Role

Newcomer Celina Smith, who is 12 years old, has landed the role of Annie in NBC’s upcoming Annie Live musical!

Celine went on the Today show to announce the news.

“Already a triple threat at the age of 12, Smith will light up center stage with an all-star ensemble that includes Taraji P. Henson as Miss Hannigan, Harry Connick Jr. as Daddy Warbucks, Nicole Scherzinger as Grace and Tituss Burgess as Rooster,” NBC announced.

Celine will sing hit songs including “Maybe,” “Tomorrow” and “It’s a Hard Knock Life.”

Annie Live! will air Thursday, December 2 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on NBC.

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