Check out the trailer for “Thunder Soul” narrated by Jamie Foxx. The music documentary follows the alumni from Houston’s Kashmere High School Stage Band, who return home after 35 years to play a tribute concert for the 92-year-old Conrad “Prof” Johnson, their beloved band leader who transformed the school’s struggling jazz band into funk powerhouse in the early 1970s.
After recieving rave reviews during its 2010’s SXSW debut, the film attracted Foxx who is now the executive producer of the project. The film is scheduled to be nationally released later this year.
IN THE FLOW WITH AFFION CROCKETT, the fast-paced, half-hour sketch-comedy series hosted by and starring rising comedian Affion Crockett and executive-produced by Academy Award and Grammy Award winner Jamie Foxx, will debut with a special one-hour series premiere Sunday, Aug. 14 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX.
Late-night encores will air Saturdays (Midnight-12:30 AM ET/PT) beginning Aug. 20, and the series will have its time period premiere Sunday, Aug. 21 (9:30-10:00 PM ET/PT). Continue reading
Rio continued to dominate the worldwide box office, adding an estimated $26.8 million domestically and $44.2 million overseas this Easter weekend. The animated comedy, featuring the voices of Anne Hathaway, Jesse Eisenberg, George Lopez, Tracy Morgan, Jemaine Clement, Leslie Mann, will.i.am and Jamie Foxx, has reached $81.3 million in North America after two weeks in theaters and $204.7 million internationally for a worldwide total of $286 million. The film, which carried a production budget of $90 million, has surpassed Rango’s $240 million global take to become the No. 1 movie of the year so far.
Here’s the first look at Jamie Foxx’s character of Motherf**ker Jones, in the all-star cast comedy Horrible Bosses, in which he co-stars alongside Jennifer Aniston, Colin Farrell, Kevin Spacey and Jason Bateman, directed by Seth Gordon.
The movie is about three friends named Nick, Dale, and Kurt (played by Jason Bateman, Charlie Day, and Jason Sudekis, respectively) who hire Foxx’s character to kill their three awful employers (Kevin Spacey, Colin Farrell, and Jennifer Aniston). The movie is set for release in July.
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Jamie Foxx and Jesse Eisenberg lend their voices to the animated film Rio, opening Friday, but Foxx is hoping it won’t be the last time the two work together.
Foxx is hoping to collaborate with The Social Network star again on a movie from his new production company, No Brainer.
Foxx said, “I got my fingers crossed that he will accept and we’ll do something fantastic together and I’ll be on the other side of the camera producing and possibly directing him in this really, really clever movie that I have.”
Foxx’s production company also recently shot what he calls a “teaser pilot” for NBC titled Tommy’s Little Girl, starring Selma Blair, Tony Sirico and Paul Sorvino. Foxx calls the project his “video business card” that will allow him to establish himself as a producer.
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Type: TV Show Premiere date: October 15, 2017 Airs: Sundays at 10 pm ET/PT on Showtime Role: Himself News
White Famous focuses on a talented, young African-American comedian, Floyd Mooney (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.”
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: September 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.