Jamie Foxx is among the names that have been added to the list of participants in tonight’s (Sept. 12) “Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Harvey Relief.” The one-hour special (8-9 p.m. ET) that will air on all major TV networks was organized by manager Scooter Braun and Houston rapper Bun B, with artists appearing in New York, Los Angeles and Nashville.
The event’s other performances and appearances include: Oprah Winfrey, George Clooney, Beyonce, Blake Shelton, Michael Strahan, Barbra Streisand, Reese Witherspoon, Matthew McConaughey, Justin Timberlake, The Black Eyed Peas, Julia Roberts, Adam Sandler, Dwayne Johnson, and more.
The first trailer for a new series starring Jamie Foxx and Jay Pharaoh, White Famous, has been released.
White Famous focuses on a talented, young African-American comedian, Floyd Mooney (Saturday Night Live alum Jay Pharoah), whose star is rising, forcing him to navigate the treacherous waters of maintaining his credibility as he begins to crossover toward becoming “white famous.”
The first season will consist of 10 episodes, and will be executive produced by Foxx. He will also have a recurring role as a fictional version of himself.
White Famous is scheduled to debut on Showtime on Sunday, October 15 at 10 p.m. ET. Watch the trailer below.
Jamie is featured in Demi Lovato’s music video for her new single, “Sorry Not Sorry”. The footage for the clip is from a real-life party Demi threw and also includes appearances from Wiz Khalifa and Paris Hilton.
“My favorite part about the filming the music video for ‘Sorry Not Sorry’ would have to be having all my closest friends there,” Lovato said in a recent Twitter video Q&A. “It was the funnest video that I’ve ever shot.”
Sony has released the six-minute Baby Driver opening scene. The intro shows Baby (Ansel Elgort) waiting for accomplices Griff (Jon Bernthal), Buddy (Jon Hamm) and Darling (Eiza González) to finish their bank heist.
Fox has renewed game show Beat Shazam for a second season, the network announced on Wednesday.
Jamie Foxx is set to return as host and executive producer for the next season.
“Jamie is the ultimate host and entertainer. He’s a larger-than-life personality with a passion for music that’s infectious, and we can’t wait to have him return for another great round of Beat Shazam in Season 2.” said Rob Wade, President of Alternative Entertainment and Specials at Fox Broadcasting Company.
The series has averaged an audience of 4.4 million viewers across all platforms. Per Fox, the show has become the most social new series of the summer with 23 million total engagements across social channels.
Beat Shazam airs on Thursdays at 8 p.m. ET on Fox.
Jamie took the stage at the BET Awards last night to present the Best Male R&B And Pop Artist award to Bruno Mars and introduce a trailer for his new film, Baby Driver. Pictures from the event have been added to our gallery.
Beat Shazam pits teams of two against the clock and each other as they attempt to identify the biggest hit songs of all time. In the end, the team with the highest score will outlast the competition and go against Shazam, the world’s most popular song identification app, for the chance to win a cash prize.
Type: Movie Release date: June 28, 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: November 21, 2018 Role: Little John News / Photos
Robin Hood forms a new band of outlaws, who take up a revolt against the corrupt English monarchy.
Type: Movie Status: Post-production Release date: 2018 Role: Malik / Xavier News / Photos
The comedy centers on two friends who find themselves cheering for opposing NBA stars.