Jamie Foxx is set to host a new interactive game show on Fox called Beat Shazam. The show is based on the Shazam app, and will be executive produced by both Foxx and The Voice producer Mark Burnett.
“Jamie is a quadruple-threat and creative genius,” Burnett said in a statement. “He is an incredible actor, comedian, singer and dancer. Also, his musical knowledge is so great that he could probably…Beat Shazam.”
On the show, two teams will race against the clock and compete against each other as they try to identify some of the most popular songs in history. In the end, the team with the highest score will go against Shazam for the chance to win a cash prize.
Jamie Foxx stopped by The Ellen DeGeneres Show on Wednesday. The actor was there to promote his latest movie, Sleepless, and told Ellen that he perfected his action face for his role by watching Denzel Washington.
Entertainment Weekly has debuted the first photos from the upcoming film, Baby Driver, featuring Jamie Foxx, Ansel Elgort, Jon Hamm and Elsa Gonzalez.
Baby Driver centers on Ansel Elgort’s character, a young getaway driver who tries to leave his life of crime after meeting his dream girl (Lily James). What makes this young driver unique is that he suffers from tintinus, which causes ringing in the ears, and the plot is set to a diverse soundtrack that this driver plays through his headphones, to drown out the ringing in his ears.
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.
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.
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.
Type: Movie Status: Post-production Release date: January 13, 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: Post-production Release date: August 11, 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.
Type: Movie Status: Post-production Release date: 2017 Role: Malik / Xavier News / Photos
The comedy centers on two friends who find themselves cheering for opposing NBA stars.