Now Jamie Foxx Is in Talks to Play Daddy Warbucks

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WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 24: Actor Jamie Foxx arrives at the 2013 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Graydon Carter at Sunset Tower on February 24, 2013 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images) Photo: Pascal Le Segretain/2013 Getty Images

Last month, "Page Six" published a "hey, maybe!" report linking Justin Timberlake to the role of Daddy Warbucks in the Jay-Z-produced, Quvenzhané Wallis–starring Annie remake. That is probably not going to happen, because Jamie Foxx is now in talks for the role — except the character is now named Benjamin Stacks, presumably because today’s children do not know what “warbucks” means. (It also means money.) Still room for JT as Rooster, though. Or the radio host! Whatever he has time for.