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  • Jamie Foxx, Cameron Diaz Question the ‘Urban’ Tag on ‘Annie’

    Dec 19, 14 by Cherie Saunders Leave a comment


    *The term “urban,” when used to describe Columbia’s new update of “Annie” with black actors, is something that co-stars Cameron Diaz and Jamie Foxx believe is outdated. Diaz, who plays orphanage matron Miss Hannigan, says this version of the film will become the definitive “Annie” for a new generation of fans who have never seen […]

  • ‘Annie’s’ Quvenzhane Wallis on the Challenge of Shooting with Jamie Foxx

    Dec 18, 14 by Cherie Saunders Leave a comment


    *The things kids have to put up with while shooting with Jamie Foxx. Quvenzhane Wallis, 11, came to her starring role in “Annie” with an Oscar nomination for “Beasts of the Southern Wild” and an appearance in the Oscar winning film “12 Years a Slave.” But those accomplishments don’t even come into play when put next to the […]

  • Al Sharpton on Sony’s Amy Pascal: ‘I’m Gonna Give Her a Lotta Heck about the Hack’ (Watch)

    Dec 17, 14 by Deron Dalton 9 Comments


    *Al Sharpton isn’t playing! Sony head Amy Pascal has some explaining to do or as he said, “I’m gonna give her a lotta heck about the hack.” Either she needs to really see the error of Sony’s ways when she meets up with Sharpton before the release of “Annie” or her job could be in jeopardy after the […]

  • Jay Z, Will Smith Talk About Their Remake of ‘Annie’ (Watch)

    Dec 17, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *”Annie” may have tumbled online weeks ago due to the Sony hack-attack, but the studio’s long-anticipated update gets its official theater opening this Friday, with Quvenzhané Wallis in the title role. Jay Z and Will Smith serve as producers for the Will Gluck-directed remake, with Jigga and Australian singer-songwriter Sia collaborating on the film’s music. In the clip below, […]

  • Jamie Foxx Says ‘Annie’ is what We Need Right Now

    Dec 17, 14 by Marie Moore Leave a comment


    *The new “Annie” does not only have scenes shot in Harlem, but is completely revamped! Annie is black, does not have red hair, and the music is right on time. The film, directed by Will Gluck, has a host of producers—Will and Jada Pinkett Smith, Shawn “Jay Z” Carter, James Lassiter, Caleeb Pinkett, Laurence “Jay” […]

  • EUR Film Review: ‘Annie’ Shows the True Talent of Quvenzhané Wallis

    Dec 15, 14 by Troy Tieuel ([email protected]) Leave a comment


    *It’s no secret that rapper and entrepreneur Jay Z loves “Annie.”  In 1998 he remade the popular song, ‘It’s a Hard Knock Life’ after hearing Kid Capri playing a modified track produced by 45 King in Madison Garden during Puff Daddy’s “No Way Out Tour” that occurred in December of 1997. Days later he would be […]