Jamie Foxx in talks for Annie remake
Story by Jack Foley
JAMIE Foxx is in talks to star in the remake of Annie.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Foxx would play a character named Benjamin Stacks, a variation of the Daddy Warbucks personage who takes Annie in.
Will Gluck is directing the project, while its numerous producers include Will Smith and Jay-Z.
Sony is hoping production can commence in the autumn with a view to having it ready for release in 2014.
Foxx is currently shooting The Amazing Spider-Man 2, in which he plays villain Electro, and will star as the president in Roland Emmerich blockbuster White House Down, which opens in June in the US.