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Quvenzhane Wallis & Cameron Diaz: 'Annie' Remake Trailer!

Check out Quvenzhane Wallis playing the title character in the highly anticipated Annie remake!

The film also stars Jamie Foxx as Benjamin Stacks (aka Daddy Warbucks), Cameron Diaz as Miss Hannigan, and real life couple Rose Byrne as Grace Farrell and Bobby Cannavale in a new role written for the movie.

The remake will be a modern day version of the classic musical set in contemporary New York City. It follows an orphan named Annie who gets brought in by a billionaire for a temporary stay, but he falls in love with the girl and decides to adopt her.

The film will feature the famous songs such as “Tomorrow” and “It’s a Hard Knock Life.”

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‘Annie’ Remake Trailer

Quvenzhane Wallis & Jamie Foxx Film 'Annie' in New York!

Jamie Foxx tries to catch Quvenzhane Wallis as she falls down while filming a scene for their movie musical remake of Annie on Wednesday afternoon (September 25) in New York City.

The 45-year-old Oscar-winning actor plays Benjamin Stacks, the updated version of Daddy Warbucks, while the 10-year-old Oscar-nominated actress plays the lovable orphan Annie.

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The movie also stars the real-life couple Rose Byrne and Bobby Cannavale, as well as Cameron Diaz as Miss Hannigan. It has a scheduled release date of December 19, 2014.

30+ pictures inside of Quvenzhane Wallis and Jamie Foxx on the set of AnnieMore Here! »

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Rose Byrne Steps Out After 'Annie' Casting News

Rose Byrne shops for some groceries with a mystery male friend at a local supermarket on Sunday (July 21) in Los Angeles.

It was reported last week that the 33-year-old Damages actress is in talks to star in the upcoming movie musical Annie, according to Variety.

Rose is in talks to play the role of Grace Farrell, who is the assistant to the Daddy Warbucks character, being played by Jamie Foxx in an updated version of the classic role.

Quvenzhane Wallis is set to play Annie while Cameron Diaz will take on the role of Miss Hannigan.

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Cameron Diaz: Miss Hannigan in 'Annie'!

Cameron Diaz has signed on to play Miss Hannigan in the highly anticipated remake of the musical Annie, according to Deadline!

The 40-year-old actress filled the void for the character after Sandra Bullock passed on the role as the mean woman who runs the orphanage.

Cameron would co-star with Jamie Foxx as the Daddy Warbucks character (renamed Benjamin Stacks) and Quvenzhane Wallis in the title role.

Will Smith and Jay-Z are attached to produce the flick.

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Sandra Bullock Joining 'Annie' Remake as Miss Hannigan?

Sandra Bullock is reportedly in talks to join the highly anticipated remake of the musical Annie in the comedic role of Miss Hannigan, THR reports.

The 48-year-old actress, who is in the early stages of negotiations, would co-star with Jamie Foxx as the Daddy Warbucks character (renamed Benjamin Stacks) and Quvenzhane Wallis in the title role.

Will Smith and Jay-Z are attached to produce the flick.

The role of Miss Hannigan was made famous in the 1982 flick by comedian Carol Burnett. Jane Lynch currently plays the role on Broadway.

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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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Quvenzhane Wallis: 'Annie' in Will Smith's Remake (Confirmed!)

Quvenzhane Wallis has been confirmed to play the title role in a remake of the beloved musical Annie!

The nine-year-old actress is nominated for an Oscar for her lead performance in Beasts of the Southern Wild and is the youngest person to ever be nominated in the Best Actress category!

Annie will be produced by Will Smith, Jada Pinkett Smith, and Jay-Z and directed by Easy A‘s Will Gluck with a screenplay originally written by Emma Thompson. The film will be released in the holiday season of 2014.

“With the recent Academy Award® nomination and critical acclaim, Quvenzhané Wallis is a true star and we believe her portrayal as Annie will make her a true worldwide star. She is an extraordinary young talent with an amazing range, not only as an actress but as a singer and dancer, and we can’t wait for audiences to further discover her,” Sony Pictures’ President of Production Hannah Minghella said in a statement.

Will‘s daughter Willow Smith was originally intended to play the role, but after the project got delayed, she grew out of the role and decided to drop out.

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