“Robin Hood: Origins” to hit theaters in 2018

Jamie Foxx’s upcoming Robin Hood film will be released March 23, 2018.

According to Deadline, the new movie will have a darker tone, as it will follow the classic hero after his Crusades battles. Hood will be returning to the Sherwood Forest where he finds it is filled with corruption and evil. That’s where he forms a new band of outlaws, who take up a revolt against the corrupt English monarchy.

Otto Bathurst is directing the movie, which stars Taron Egerton as Robin Hood, alongside Jamie Foxx as Little John, Jamie Dornan as Will Scarlett and Eve Hewson as Maid Marian. Leonardo DiCaprio is listed as one of the project’s producers.

The Global Down Syndrome Foundation’s ‘Be Beautiful, Be Yourself’ Fashion Show

Jamie Foxx once again has shown his support for his sister, DeOndra Dixon during “Be Beautiful Be Yourself” fashion show. Jamie was among celebrities sharing the catwalk with models with Down syndrome.

The event raised more than $2 million dollars to benefit the Global Down Syndrome Foundation.

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‘Sleepless’ gets a new release date

The release date for the upcoming Jamie Foxx action thriller Sleepless has been pushed up from its February 24, 2017 release date to January 13, the start of the Martin Luther King holiday weekend.

The movie stars Jamie Foxx as undercover Las Vegas police officer Vincent Downs, who must race against time to save his kidnapped son from a crew of murderous gangsters. In one sleepless night, he will have to rescue his son, evade an internal affairs investigation, and bring the kidnappers to justice.

Watch the trailer below:

Jamie Foxx Writes & Directs His First Film “All-Star Weekend”

Jamie is currently working on his full-length directorial debut, All-Star Weekend. The comedy centers on two friends who find themselves cheering for opposing NBA stars. Jamie Foxx is directing and producing the film. He also wrote the script.

“This shit bout to be crazy! …the cast and cameos are epic!!!!” Jamie wrote on his Instagram page.

All-Star Weekend stars Jeremy Piven, Floyd Mayweather Jr., The Game, and Jamie’s older daughter, Corinne Foxx.

We’ll keep you posted if we get more details. Check out the pictures from the set below.

 

Jamie Foxx performs at the Carousel Of Hope Ball

Jamie Foxx performed at the 2016 Carousel Of Hope Ball last night. The event is held every two years in Los Angeles, CA at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.

The Carousel of Hope Ball raised funds for Children’s Diabetes Foundation and the Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes (BDC).

   

First ‘Sleepless’ Poster and Trailer

sleepless-poster Open Road has released a first poster and trailer for their new action thriller Sleepless starring Jamie Foxx.

Directed by Baran Bo Odar, the film stars 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 a remake of Nuit Blanche, the 2011 French thriller starring Tomer Sisley and directed by Frederic Jaradin.

The movie also stars Michelle Monaghan, Gabrielle Union, T.I. and Dermot Mulroney.

Sleepless hits theaters on February 24, 2017.

Jamie Foxx to Perform at Barbara Davis’ Carousel of Hope Ball

Jamie Foxx will perform at Barbara Davis’ 30th annual Carousel of Hope Ball at the Beverly Hilton hotel on October 8th.

Hosted by Barbara Davis, the event is dedicated to increasing awareness for diabetes, and raising money for clinical care and diabetes research at the Barbara Davis Center.

This year’s honourees include Sir Sidney Poitier, who will be presented with the Inspirational Lifetime Achievement Award, and Brass Ring Award recipients Jane Fonda, songwriter and composer David Foster and movie executive Sherry Lansing.