Several reports show that Jamie Foxx has all credit for ending Cameron Diaz’s retirement.
In an interview with the tabloid ET, Foxx mentioned to Dave Franco and Karla Souza that he is working on a new horror comedy.
Jamie Foxx confessed he was the intellectual author to join Cameron Diaz in the new Netflix production called ‘Back in Action.’
Jamie Foxx’s confession about Cameron Diaz’s retirement:
In 2018, Cameron Diaz announced her retirement from the acting world.
Diaz mentioned that part of her retirement came after the actress didn’t feel it was her career anymore.
“When you do something at a really high level for a long period of time, there are parts of your life that end up being handed off to other people,” Cameron Diaz told to Kevin Heart.
However, Jamie Foxx respected Cameron’s career and wanted her back in his new project.
“Cameron is such an incredible force and she has done so much in this business,” Foxx mentioned to ET.
“We miss special moments sometimes, in our business, and I think this is a special moment,” he continued.
“So we’re so happy that it’s happening and looking forward to it.”
Foxx and Diaz movie appearance:
Jamie Foxx and Cameron Diaz worked together in 2014 when both appeared in Annie.
How did Jamie Foxx end Cameron Diaz’s retirement?:
According to Jamie Foxx, while speaking with the actress, he asked her if she wanted to ” have some fun? Just have some fun.”
“I think that’s what brought her to it,” Foxx recalled.
However, getting Cameron Diaz back on track is not easy at all. That’s why Jamie Foxx convinced Tom Brady to call Diaz and help her with her comeback plan.
“We had to be very innovative in how we, you know, brought her back,” Foxx commented during the interview.
What’s Back in Action?
Back in Action is the new movie project led by Netflix.
It is an action-comedy movie project directed by Seth Gordon, and co-written with Brendan O’Brien.
Jamie Foxx serves as the executive producer of the show.