Jamie Foxx on Who Made Him Want to Be in 'Annie'

Foxx stars in the remade musical as multibillionaire Will Stacks.
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Annie first hit theaters more than 20 years ago, now revamped, reinveigh rated to reflect the times. And Jaime Foxx is with us playing multi-billionaire William stacks. Annie is there, and sandy is there. The movie is great and the songs are terrific. Take a look. Thank you. It's okay. I'm good at this part. I've had a lot of practice getting kicked out of places. Oh, Annie. Listen. Put your bag down. You're not going anywhere. Sandy's got to go. Stop it. You and sandy are staying here. And I don't care what happened last night. No, I mean, sandy's got to go. No, I mean -- oh, sandy's got to go. Okay. Is it champagne or je la to? What? Is it mountain dew or plain old due? Lemonade or chicken nuggets. Now I want to go because my bladder is full. Let's go. Such a pleasure to have Oscar and grammy-winning actor Jaime fox with us. Welcome to "Gma." Hey. What made you want to be a part of this? Will smith, jay Z. They revamped it. For 30 years everybody has tried to do the remake of "Annie," but couldn't get the license. And jay Z, he redid "Hard knock life." They went to the guys who had it, gave it over hto him. I thought it was smart. How would you describe the restyling of Annie? I thought getting quvenzhane. She was nominated for an Oscar at like 2 years old. When you get a great actress along with a great brand of Annie and the great music. And Cameron Diaz, bobby, it was a lot of fun. Okay, show time. Cameron Diaz is so good -- She is, she's amazing. She's naughty and she can sing. She's naughty and she can sing. We did "Any given Sunday" together in 1999. Great to be back with her. She nails it. And her and bobby have great chemistry. It was fun. Fun for all the families. I just feel so warm. That's what it feels like when you're watching it. Are you ready to go all in for a speed round? I am. What did you Google last? Go. What did I Google last? I can't say it on camera. Whatever you do, don't check my history. If you had a super power, what would it be? Read minds. Girl, what? Yep. Tonight? Oh, my -- I hate it when -- I hate it when people say I can't do something. You should always be able to do it. Or try. Or try. Yep. And on that note -- Yeah. We want to say thank you for bringing smiles with "Annie." Everybody, do check it out. And Jaime Foxx, wonderful to see you again. Thank you. You are fantastic.

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