Cameron Diaz is being pulled out of retirement by Jamie Foxx and Tom Brady for Netflix’s Back In Action

The great comeback of Cameron Diaz! ‘Retired’ star announces her surprising return to acting in new Netflix movie starring Jamie Foxx and Tom Brady, eight years after she left Hollywood

Cameron Diaz is coming out of retirement for the upcoming Netflix action comedy Back In Action.

The news about the 49-year-old actress was announced via a message shared on Jamie Foxx’s Twitter account on Wednesday.

The 54-year-old actor notably brought in Tom Brady in an effort to bring the former retired actress back from her extended hiatus.

Back on track: Cameron Diaz will be coming out of retirement for the upcoming Netflix action comedy feature Back In Action; she can be seen in 2019

During the phone call, Diaz made it clear how sorry she was to make a potential announcement.

She said, “I’m so scared right now, I’m walking across the room… I don’t know how to do this, you know?”

The Django Unchained star then brought in the 44-year-old star quarterback, who previously went back and forth about ending his career, to give the actress a few tips.

“I spoke to Jamie and he said you need some tips on how to cancel your retirement. I am relatively successful in ending my retirement,” he said.

Lend a hand: The 54-year-old actor notably brought in Tom Brady in an effort to bring the former retired actress back from her extended hiatus;  he is seen in february

Lend a hand: The 54-year-old actor notably brought in Tom Brady in an effort to bring the former retired actress back from her extended hiatus; he is seen in february

Foxx also added a post noting that he needed a little help getting Diaz back into acting.

“Cameron, I hope you’re not mad I recorded this, but not back now. Had to get the GOAT to bring back another GOAT,” he said.

The Shrek voice actress also shared a recording of the voice call to her Instagram story with a post of her own.

She wrote: ‘Jamie Foxx, only you can get me back in action!!! I can’t wait, it’s going to be a blast!’

To make it clear: Foxx also wrote a short message that read: 'Cameron, I hope you're not mad I recorded this, but not back now.  Had to bring in the GOAT to bring back another GOAT'

To make it clear: Foxx also wrote a short message that read: ‘Cameron, I hope you’re not mad I recorded this, but not back now. Had to bring in the GOAT to bring back another GOAT’

According to Variety, the film will be directed by Seth Gordon, who co-wrote the screenplay with Brendan O’Brien.

The media outlet pointed out that plot details about the project are currently being withheld from the public.

Foxx, one of the film’s executive producers, pointed out that the film would go into production later this year.

The expected release date of Back In Action has not yet been announced.

Coming soon: the expected release date of Back In Action has not yet been announced

Coming soon: the expected release date of Back In Action has not yet been announced

Diaz’ ​​last on-screen role was as Miss Colleen Hannigan in the 2014 musical comedy Annie, which also starred Foxx.

The artist later confirmed that she had retired from acting in an interview with Entertainment Weekly published in 2018.

The actress took part in a conversation with her The Sweetest Thing castmates, Selma Blair and Christina Applegate, where she said she would love to reunite with them given all her free time.

She said, “I’m also half-retired, and I’m actually retired, so I’d like to see you ladies.”

Past: Diaz's last on-screen role was as Miss Colleen Hannigan in the 2014 musical comedy Annie, which also starred Foxx

Past: Diaz’s last on-screen role was as Miss Colleen Hannigan in the 2014 musical comedy Annie, which also starred Foxx

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