We've all seen how well Jamie Foxx can sing as well as act, so casting him in the upcoming "Annie" remake sounds like it would be a smart move.
The contemporary take on the musical will star Quvenzhané Wallis as the young orphan, and 45-year-old Foxx is reportedly in talks to portray the remake's version of Daddy Warbucks, Benjamin Stacks.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Foxx has received an offer, and his team has kicked off negotiations.
The "Annie" remake already boasts three of Hollywood's elite on its production team, as Will Smith and his wife, Jada Pinkett, are producing the film through their Overbrook Entertainment along with Jay-Z's Marcy Media.
Initially, the Smiths' daughter Willow was attached to the role of Annie, but she aged out of the part. In February, studio Sony Pictures announced that nine-year-old Oscar nominee Wallis had been cast as the feisty lead.
Will Gluck ("Friends With Benefits," "Easy A") is directing the project, which is slated for a holiday 2014 release.
Don't spend my hard earned money on anything this man does.
Oh LOrd lordi, he nees to get hes buck teefs fixeded.
Only if you use a feather. For my cousin however, you gotta use the whole chicken
well that would explain the original Annie's 'fro...even if it was red
1. saw dad take dump
2. motor boated my sister
3. hacked into grandmas phone calls
4. hoes for peace....sh!t my pantz. Thanks.
Does your sister get off when touched there?
good day too all
If not, please do so and STFU !
life goes on with jaimie!
Your just a nosey ghost.
I enjoy taking romantic dumps by the moonlight.
Facility is required
c zeta idk
Foxx will be perfect in the role. Would love to see Jenifer Lewis as Ms Hannigan.
Foxx would not look good with curly red hair & freckles.
You have a good point there, Sokman. lol...
Lol, Sokman! I finally watched his movie Django the other pm. It was ok in a goofy kind if way.
Jamies Foxx is one of my all time favorites. I really liked him in Sanford and Son, when he'd grab his chest and say "You hear that Elizabeth? I'm coming to join you, honey." He was a riot!
If Jamie Foxx were to play the role of Annie, then I might go see this movie. Otherwise, not worthwhile.
I'm a strong and proud African American woman and I don't need no man.
jaimie is dating a joker
We should start insisting on white versions of traditionally black movies.
How about a white "Roots"?
They already showed the white version of Roots on the History Channel last month; it was called The Bible.
I was thinking more along the lines of a white Shaft. Maybe Woody Allen or Michael Douglas as the lead.
why does there always have to be a "black version" of everything?
I really like his purple Joker outfit. When does the new, black Batman movie come out?
We are called colored. Not black. Black is a racist term.
'cause it am beautiful
because will smith and his lil wifey want their kids to be "stars" – which they are NOT. too bad willow outgrew the role....NOT.
and Laquanda.....black is not a racist term...it's a colour!
Nothing original anymore huh Hollywood. Well at least Willow Smith aged out so we won't be subjected to her horrible singing, even if her parents are behind everything.
good. she ugly.
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