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It's No 'Black Panther,' But Jamie Foxx and Kevin Hart in 'The Black Phantom' Will Have to Do

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by Nick Romano March 11, 2014 02:07 PM
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Jamie Foxx and Kevin Hart are two of Hollywood's hottest actors at the moment -- Foxx takes center stage in both 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' (as the villain Electro) and the 'Annie' remake (starring opposite Quvenzhané Wallis as Bejamin Stacks, a play on Daddy Warbucks), while Hart has starred in comedy after comedy, including 'Think Like a Man,' 'About Last Night' and 'Ride Along.' So it's about time these two got together to headline their own film, and they're now in talks to star in 'The Black Phantom.'

'Annie' Remake Looking to Add Jamie Foxx as Daddy "Benjamin Stacks" Warbucks

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by Jacob Hall April 29, 2013 02:52 PM
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Well, you can add that 'Annie' remake to Jame Foxx's increasingly busy schedule. The Oscar-winning actor is currently in negotiations with Sony to join the project, which will star 'Beasts of the Southern Wild' lead Quvenzhane Wallis as the adorable orphan girl of the title.

'Annie' Looking at Justin Timberlake for Daddy Warbucks? Well...

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by Nick Romano March 19, 2013 09:59 AM
RCA
Justin Timberlake is back in the music spotlight with his latest album 'The 20/20 Experience,' after years of taking a hiatus in favor of his acting career. However, is he still looking to keep his movie chops in shape with a role in the upcoming 'Annie' remake? Will he be donning the Daddy Warbucks "Suit & Tie"? Well...not so fast.

'Annie' Reboot Could Land 'Beasts of the Southern Wild' Star as Its Lead

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by Nick Romano February 08, 2013 01:19 PM
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Quvenzhané Wallis made a name for herself by starring in the critically acclaimed 'Beasts of the Southern Wild' and snagging a nice 2013 Oscar nomination for Best Actress in the process, making her the youngest, at 9, to get a nomination. All eyes are on her as she makes her next step into the acting world, and the title role in the upcoming 'Annie' reboot could be where she heads next.

'Easy A' Director Looking To 'Skyjack'

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by George Roush June 14, 2012 09:30 PM
Crown Publishing
Studios are constantly going to novels to look for new and exciting properties to bring to the big screen. It's been that way for decades and isn't going to change anytime soon. Science fiction used to be the go-to medium for Hollywood, now it's vampires and smut fan fiction. But once in a while a pretty cool property manages to sneak its way through.