Cameron Diaz is returning to acting! On Wednesday, Netflix announced that Jamie Foxx and the 49-year-old actress are reuniting for a new film, nearly eight years after the pair co-starred. AnnieThe last flick before Diaz’s retirement.
“Cameron Diaz is officially retiring!!” Netflix tweeted. “She’ll star opposite Jamie Foxx in a new Netflix movie — and we have an unexpected person to thank for getting her back in action…”
That unlikely figure is Tom Brady, who announced his retirement earlier this year, before backing down and saying he would return for another season in the NFL.
Brady’s involvement came thanks to Foxx, who called Diaz after agreeing to sabotage his retirement. “I’m very worried right now,” Diaz told Foxx. “I’m, like, speeding up the room. I feel excited, but I don’t know how to do that, you know?”
Lucky for Diaz, Foxx convenes at Brady for a few words of wisdom about the non-retirement.
“What?! Tom? Oh my god, is this Tom Brady?” Diaz questioned excitedly.
Brady quipped in response, “I was talking to Jamie and he said you need some tips on how to retire. I’m relatively successful in retiring.”
In the tweet accompanying the audio recording, Foxx wrote, “Cameron I hope you’re not crazy I recorded this but can’t come back now. Had to call another goat to get it back.”
“@CameronDiaz and I are back in action – our new movie with @NetflixFilm,” Fox said. “Production is starting later this year!!”
As far as the film is concerned, ET has learned that back in actionAn action comedy to be directed by Seth Gordon, who previously directed horrible Bosses, Gordon co-wrote the screenplay with Brendan O’Brien, best known for writing the 2014 film neighbors,
Additional plot details about the flick, for which Foxx is serving as an executive producer, are being kept secret.
Diaz announced her retirement from acting in 2018. Then, in August 2021, Diaz revealed why she stepped away from acting.
“When you do something at a really high level for a long time,” Diaz told Kevin Hart heart to heart Talk Show, “There are parts of your life that end up being handed over to other people.”
Diaz, who with her husband, Benji Madden, welcomed a daughter In December 2019, Radix said she only started to realize at the age of 40 that there were so many parts of her life that she “wasn’t touching” and “wasn’t managing.”
“For me, I really wanted my life to be managed by me,” she said. “My routine in a day is literally what I can do by myself.”
Diaz said that, after choosing to stop acting, she was able to focus on areas of her life that she “didn’t have time for before,” which helped her feel “whole.”
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