In the upcoming action-comedy Back in Action, Cameron Diaz will make a comeback to the big screen four years after declaring her acting retirement. Jamie Foxx, who also starred in Annie, will reconnect with Diaz to work on his fifth Netflix Original. Here is what we currently know about Netflix’s Back in Action. Future Netflix Original action-comedy Back in Action is being directed by Seth Gordon of Horrible Bosses. The script for the movie was written by Brendan O’Brien, the author of Neighbors. O’Brien is joined by Uncorked’s Datari Turner and Into the Storm’s Mark McNair as the project’s executive producers. Beau Bauman of Good One Productions and Exhibit A director Seth Gordon are additional producers.
Who are the Back in Action cast members?
The greatest casting news for Back in Action is that veteran actress Cameron Diaz will make a career-third appearance alongside Jamie Foxx. Both the 2014 adaptation of Annie and the 1999 sports drama Any Given Sunday had Diaz and Foxx as co-stars. Ironically, Diaz’s final acting role before declaring her retirement in 2018 was in the movie Annie.
Over the past few years, Foxx has been quite busy working on Netflix projects. Beginning in 2020, Foxx appeared in the superhero movie Project Power, the comedy Dad Stop Embarrassing Me!, the vampire action movie Day Shift, and the 2022 sci-fi comedy They Cloned Tyrone.
When will Back in Action be available on Netflix?
Back in Action is known to be under active development, with production set to begin later in 2022. That is already confirmed, with filming schedules indicating that the new film will begin production in November 2022. According to ScreenDaily, the film will begin production at Netflix’s London Shepperton Studios. The film is also said to be shooting in Atlanta, Georgia.
Back in Action’s release date has not been announced by Netflix; nevertheless, we anticipate that the action-comedy will be released in late 2023 or early 2024.