Jamie Foxx’s thriller Sleepless (previously titled as Sleepless Night) will hit theaters on February 24, 2017.
The movie stars Jamie Foxx as undercover Las Vegas police officer Vincent Downs, who is caught in a high stakes web of corrupt cops and the mob-controlled casino underground. When a heist goes wrong, a crew of homicidal gangsters kidnaps Downs’ teenage son. In one sleepless night he will have to rescue his son, evade an internal affairs investigation and bring the kidnappers to justice.
Sleepless is directed by Baran Bo Odar and is written by Andrea Berloff. The film also stars Michelle Monaghan, Gabrielle Union, T.I. and Dermot Mulroney.
PBS will air a two-part documentary film about Jackie Robinson, the first African American player in Major League Baseball in the modern era.
The film features Jamie Foxx as the voice of Jackie Robinson, reading excerpts from his newspaper columns, personal letters and autobiographies. It also includes interviews with family members, President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama, former Dodgers teammates and Harry Belafonte.
“Jackie Robinson” will premiere on Monday and Tuesday, April 11 and 12 at 9 p.m. on PBS. The film will be available on DVD and Blu-ray on April 12th.
Jamie is currently filming his new movie Baby Driver in Atlanta, Georgia. He was spotted on the set sporting temporary tattoos on his hands and neck.
The Edgar Wright-directed movie follows crime boss Doc, played by Kevin Spacey, who forces a young getaway driver Baby (Ansel Elgort) to work for him. Jamie plays “the impulsive gun-slinging cohort” named Bats. The film also stars Lily James and Jon Hamm.
Baby Driver is scheduled to be released on March 17, 2017.
Type: Documentary Air date: April 11-12, 2016 on PBS Role: Jackie Robinson (voice) News / Official Website
A two-part, four-hour documentary film tells the story of an American icon whose life-long battle for first class citizenship for all African Americans transcends even his remarkable athletic achievements.
Type: Movie Status: Post-production Release date: February 24, 2017 Role: Vincent Downs Info / News / Photos
The movie centers on Vincent Downs (Foxx), a seemingly corrupt Las Vegas cop. When gangsters kidnap his son as ransom for a shipment of cocaine he stole, Downs races to save his child's life without getting caught by Internal Affairs and before the mobsters discover that he's actually lost the goods.
Type: Movie Status: Pre-production Release date: 2017 Role: Little John IMDb / News
The film follows the titular hero as he returns from the Crusades and forms a band of outlaws to deal with corruption.
Type: Movie Status: Filming Release date: March 17, 2017 Role: Bats Info / News / Photos
The story concerns a young, talented getaway driver who relies on the beat of his personal soundtrack to be the best. After being coerced into working for a crime boss, he must face the music when a doomed heist threatens his life, love and freedom.