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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Columbia’s new update of “Annie” with black actors, is something that co-stars Cameron Diaz and Jamie Foxx believe is outdated.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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Jamie Foxx Patterned his ‘Annie’ Character After P. Diddy

    Dec 9, 14 by Cherie Saunders Leave a comment


    *Turns out Jamie Foxx’s character in Columbia’s “Annie” update isn’t just based on Daddy Warbucks. As previously reported, William “Will” Stacks is a contemporary, melanin-infused version of wealthy capitalist Oliver “Daddy” Warbucks from the 1924 comic strip “Little Orphan Annie.” Foxx’s Stacks is a billionaire New York politician who made his fortune in the cell phone […]

  • Dionne Warwick Sheds Light on Her Interior Design Firm and Musical Longevity

    Dec 5, 14 by Qwest7 Leave a comment


    *Dionne Warwick’s decades long career in music is longevity personified with hit songs, faithful fans and the ability to master the ups and downs of show business. And while those following her music may know her tunes very well, what may not be as exposed to Warwick’s other job as the co-owner of WG Design […]