Photo Flash: All-New Photos of Jamie Foxx & Quvenzhane Wallis on Set of ANNIE
Below, check out photos of Jamie Foxx and Quvenzhane Wallis on the New York City set of the big screen adaptation of ANNIE set to be released on December 19th. The remake features an all-star cast includingJamie Foxx, Cameron Diaz, Rose Byrne and Bobby Cannavale.
The upcoming remake of ANNIE will be helmed by Will Gluck from a script recently revised by Emma Thompson and Aline Brosh McKenna. Gluck will also serve as a producer on the film along with James Lassiter, Will Smith and Jada PinkettSmith, Shawn Carter aka Jay Z, Jay Brown and Tyran Smith.
The Broadway musical is based on the popular Harold Gray comic strip Little Orphan Annie, with music by Charles Strouse, lyrics byMartin Charnin, and the book by Thomas Meehan. The original Broadway production opened in 1977 and ran for nearly six years, setting a record for the Alvin Theatre (now the Neil Simon Theatre). It spawned numerous productions in many countries, as well as national tours, and won the Tony Award for Best Musical. The musical's songs "Tomorrow" and "Hard-Knock Life" are among its most popular musical numbers.
Annie, directed by James Lapine, is currently playing on Broadway.