Cameron Diaz Out of Retirement for Netflix Film With Jamie Foxx

Cameron Diaz is formally out of retirement.

The 49-year-old actor, who stepped again from Hollywood in 2018, will star alongside Jamie Foxx in Netflix’s action-comedy “Again in Motion.” The mission reunites Diaz and Foxx, who labored collectively on 1999’s sports activities drama “Any Given Sunday” and 2014’s “Annie” remake, which was Diaz’s closing movie function earlier than “retiring.”

Foxx made the announcement on Twitter, sharing audio from a telephone name with Diaz, who can’t appear to search out the phrases to inform the world that she’s returning to the silver display.

“I don’t know the way to do that, you understand?” she says.

So Foxx introduced in somebody who is aware of a factor or two about returning to work after a hiatus: Tom Brady, who earlier this 12 months retired from the NFL solely to rejoin the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 40 days later.

“I used to be speaking to Jamie and he stated you wanted a couple of recommendations on find out how to un-retire,” Brady says. “I’m comparatively profitable at un-retiring.”

Diaz confirmed the information on her Instagram Story, writing, “Jamie Foxx, solely you may get me again in motion!!! I can’t frickin wait it’s gonna be a blast!”

Seth Gordon (“Horrible Bosses”) is directing the film from a script he wrote with Brendan O’Brien (“Neighbors”). Plot particulars are being stored beneath wraps. Netflix has not set a launch date, however manufacturing is predicted to start later this 12 months.

Foxx is govt producing “Again in Motion” with Datari Turner, O’Brien and Mark McNair. Producers are Beau Bauman (“Central Intelligence”) for Good One Productions and Gordon by way of Exhibit A.

Some of the bankable stars within the late Nineteen Nineties and early 2000s, Diaz shot to fame after making her movie debut in 1994’s “The Masks” reverse Jim Carrey. She later starred in a string of profitable romantic comedies, together with “My Greatest Good friend’s Wedding ceremony,” “There’s One thing About Mary,” “Charlie’s Angels” and “Shrek.” She introduced her retirement in 2018, which meant the function of Miss Hannigan in “Annie” marked Diaz’s closing movie efficiency. That’s … till Foxx and Netflix got here knocking.

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