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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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  • Verity

    YES!!!

  • ichha

    Oh my god! Stop!!! What’s going on in Hollywood?!

  • Little Miss Wicked

    Jamie Foxx is Gay!

  • Spot

    The movie just sounds bad. Why is there a need to remake it and why has Annie gone from a lovable red head? Think they will lose the heart of what the actual story is. Jamie Fox is nowhere near a good casting decision. No wonder Willow Smith dropped out even she saw how it would suck.

  • Sierra

    Not to sound racist but I can’t see any white people going to see a “black” version of Annie.

  • http://www.marketerosweb.com Diseño Paginas Web Madrid

    can’t wait to see him ;-)

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