December 19, 2014
Studio: Columbia Pictures (Sony)
Director: Will Gluck
Screenwriter: Emma Thompson, Aline Brosh McKenna, Will Gluck
Starring: Jamie Foxx, Quvenzhané Wallis, Rose Byrne, Bobby Cannavale, Cameron Diaz
MPAA Rating: Not Available
Official Website: Annie-movie.com
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Plot Summary: Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith have formed a joint venture with Shawn "JAY-Z" Carter to develop and produce major motion pictures. One of the projects being discussed is the re-imagination of the classic Broadway musical "Annie" as a vehicle for Quvenzhané Wallis to star.
The Broadway musical "Annie" was based upon the popular comic strip and radio show, "Little Orphan Annie" and features songs with music by Charles Strouse and lyrics by Martin Charnin and a book by Thomas Meehan. The show originally opened in 1977, and immediately became a hit, winning seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical. In 1982, Columbia Pictures released a film adaptation directed by John Huston and starring Albert Finney, Carol Burnett, Bernadette Peters, Tim Curry, and Aileen Quinn as Annie.