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Jamie Foxx: Daddy Warbucks Role in Quvenzhane Wallis' 'Annie'

Jamie Foxx: Daddy Warbucks Role in Quvenzhane Wallis' 'Annie'

Jamie Foxx is in talks to star as Benjamin Stacks in an adaptation of the classic musical Annie, according to THR.

The 45-year-old actor would be starring opposite Quvenzhane Wallis in the Will Smith and Jay-Z produced flick.

Annie, an updated version of the classic musical, centers on “Benjamin Stacks (Foxx), a variation of the Daddy Warbucks personage, who takes in the spunky orphan girl (Wallis).

The flick is aiming to start shooting in late fall for an anticipated 2014 release.

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