Cameron Diaz comes out of retirement for new Netflix movie

Cameron Diaz hasn’t starred in a movie since 2014, when she appeared as Miss Hannigan in the modern remake of annie. After that, Diaz stopped working and in 2018 she confirmed that she was “semi-retired” from acting, reportedly because she hated all the travelling.

Eight years later, Diaz’s semi-retirement is over, at least for a short while. Diaz is back to work on an upcoming movie for Netflix titled Back in action. Her co-star, Jamie Foxx, announced the news on Twitter by posting a phone conversation he had with Diaz, where she gets a pep talk about quitting retirement from Tom Brady, a man who knows a thing or two about not dating. retire.

Diaz broke through in Hollywood when she was only 21 years old, playing the female lead in the Jim Carrey comedy The mask† Three years later, she landed another major role opposite Julia Roberts in My best friend’s wedding. A year later came There’s something about Marywhich catapulted her onto the A-list of Hollywood actresses.

11. There’s Something About Mary (1998)
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Over the next 15 years, Diaz was in high demand and had hits with movies like Charlie’s AngelsGangs of New Yorkand of course the long-running Shrek franchisee. She appeared in ten different films and short films in 2012, 2013 and 2014 – and then retired completely annie. Her retirement coincided with her marriage to Good Charlotte guitarist Benji Madden in 2015.

On her Instagram account, Diaz wrote: “Jamie Foxx, only you could get me back in action!! Can’t wait, it’s going to be a blast!”

While neither star revealed details about the film’s plot, Back in action is directed by Terrible Bosses and Baywatchby Seth Gordon.

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