It has been eight years since Cameron Diaz stopped acting. But now, the Charlie’s Angels The star is out of retirement and is coming back with a new film. The 50-year-old actress will star opposite Jamie Foxx in the Netflix film. Back in action.
Diaz discussed his return as a guest The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy FallonAnd explained why Back in action was the ideal title for his next film.
“I was like, so hey, guys, what’s the title of this? And they were like Back in action” she recalled. “I was like that! I can already feel very connected to this character.”
He also confirmed that he is “nervous” and “excited” about his next venture.
“It’s a little bit of muscle memory, you know what I mean? I did it for so long, it’s kind of a process — I just got back into it,” she noted. “But it feels a little different.”
This star worked in 2014 Annie And of 1999 No given on Sunday Along with Fox, said it helped reconnect with an old friend.
“The last film I made Annie with Jamie, and so the first movie back is this movie with Jamie,” he said. “He’s so cool, he’s so easy, he’s so professional, he’s so talented. And to be able to work with him, it’s going to be a lot of fun. “
his Back in action The co-star is credited with getting Diaz in front of the camera for the upcoming Netflix film. The Ray The actor shared a snippet of the phone call where he found out There is something about Mary Star to be un-retired.
“Cameron I hope you’re not mad, I recorded this, but there’s no turning back. Had to call in the GOAT to bring back another goat. @CameronDiaz and I are back in action – our new movie with @NetflixFilm. Production will begin later this year!!” Fox tweeted.
Fox also brought in frequent unretired football legend, Tom Brady, to promote Diaz.
“I was talking to Jamie and he said you need some tips on retirement,” Brady explained. “I’m relatively successful in retirement.”
Diaz responded that the expert’s advice was “exactly what I needed.”
Fox and Diaz did not give any other details about it Back in action, but the title suggests that the two will be in battle form for the film. This will be Diaz’s first action-heavy role since 2010 Night and DayWhich paired her with the famous stunt-loving Tom Cruise.
The actress stepped away from acting in 2014 to pursue other opportunities. This includes writing books and launching her organic wine brand Avlin. In 2015, she married musician Benji Madden, and the two welcomed their daughter, Radix, four years later.
Last year, Diaz spoke with Kevin Hart on his Peacock series heart to heart About stepping back from the spotlight to live a more independent life.
“When you do something at a really high level for a long time, when you’re the one who’s supposed to deliver this one thing, everything around you, all the parts of you that aren’t, have to sort out. is. to be handed over to other people,” Diaz explained. “Just, my management as a human being … Cameron Diaz is a machine but for my personal, spiritual self, I was feeling that a part of me was functioning at a higher level. The level wasn’t enough.”