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Jamie Foxx in Talks to Star in Sony's 'Annie'

THR Heat Vision:
Jamie Foxx is in negotiations to star opposite Quvenzhane Wallis in Annie, the update of the classic comic strip-turned-musical that Sony is making with producers Will Smith and Jay-Z.

Foxx would play a character named Benjamin Stacks, a variation of the Daddy Warbucks personage, who takes in the spunky orphan girl being played by Wallis. (You know he’s rich because his name literally means stacks of $100 bills, aka Benjamins.) The Django Unchained star has received an offer from the studio and sources say his team has begun to negotiate.

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alycakes1318d ago

I love the original Annie..I guess this is suppose to be a musical as well?

StarWarsFan1317d ago

I don't know how I feel about an updated Annie. They should just make it a standalone story without affiliating to Annie.

R3DRAIN891317d ago

when i first read of this annie remake it said that the director was looking for a african american to play annie.

alycakes1317d ago

I really don't mind that...it's already been remade before but even when it was remade before it wasn't as good as the first one with Albert Finney.