Cameron Diaz Replaces Sandra Bullock in ‘Annie’

The actress will be taking on the role of Miss Hattigan, who was previously being played by Sandra Bullock.
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Cameron Diaz Replaces Sandra Bullock in ‘Annie’

http://movieweb.com/person/cameron-diaz/Cameron Diaz Boards AnnieCameron Diaz has boarded Columbia Pictures' upcoming musical adaptation Annie. Sandra Bullock was previously up for the role, but lost interest.

The film will be set in a modern day environment and centers on an orphan named Annie (Quvenzhané Wallis), who is confined to an orphanage run by a cruel supervisor named Agatha Hannigan (Cameron Diaz). She is sent to Oliver Warbucks' (Jamie Foxx) home for a short time and convinces the wealthy industrialist to help her find her parents. Along the way, Miss Hannigan, her evil brother, Rooster, and a female partner scheme up a plan to impersonate her family and gain the rewards.

Will Gluck is directing from a script he wrote with Emma Thompson and Aline Brosh McKenna. Will Smith and Jay-Z are producing with James Lassiter, Jada Pinkett Smith and Tyran Smith.

Production is slated to begin this fall.

Annie was released December 19th, 2014.

Sources:Deadline

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