Back In Action Confirms Fall Release Date For Cameron Diaz’s Comeback Thriller With Jamie Foxx; Deets Here

Cameron Diaz is all set to star opposite Jamie Foxx in the action-comedy titled as Back in Action which will premiere this fall. Here's everything you need to know about this film.

Published on May 16, 2024  |  09:55 AM IST |  34.9K
Image Courtesy: Netflix
Image Courtesy: Netflix
Key Highlight
  • Cameron Diaz is set to make her big screen return with the film Back In Action opposite Jamie Foxx
  • Back In Action, an action-comedy is all set to have digital release this fall

From the 1990s to the 2010s, Cameron Diaz was America's biggest sweetheart. After which she had a long break from acting. She co-starred with Jamie Foxx in the musical adaption of Annie in 2014, which marked the release of her last movie. However, Diaz's movie comeback, Back in Action, has been confirmed by Netflix, so the wait for her onscreen comeback is almost over.

Back in Action gets a release date

On November 15, 2024, Back in Action, starring Jamie Foxx and Cameron Diaz, will make its platform debut. Over the past several years, Fox and Netflix have developed a strong partnership. Fox starred in many films for the streaming service, including Day Shift, a vampire horror thriller starring Dave Franco and Natasha Liu Bordizzo.


What is Back In Action about?

Back in Action, directed by Seth Gordon, centers on Emily (Diaz) and Matt (Foxx), a couple who, years after sacrificing their lives as CIA spies, find themselves drawn back into the world of espionage after their cover is blown. The cast also stars McKenna Roberts, Glenn Close, Andrew Scott, Jamie Demetriou, Kyle Chandler, and Rylan Jackson in addition to Diaz and Foxx.

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After quitting Hollywood in 2014 to spend more time with her family, Diaz later announced that, after being convinced by Foxx, she would be making a comeback to the big screen in 2022 with Back in Action. The period of filming was December 2022–April of last year. But Foxx's rumored diva conduct on the set ruined principal photography, a charge that Diaz flatly refuted.

A major and unannounced health scare that Foxx had in April of last year further complicated matters; as a result, Back in Action had to shoot the remaining scenes starring Foxx with body doubles. Since then, Foxx has recovered completely.


About Cameron Diaz and Jamie Foxx

Foxx most recently starred in a big-screen comedy, Not Another Church Movie, which was a parody of Tyler Perry's movies. Diaz gained popularity from her roles in classic films like Being John Malkovich, Charlie's Angels, There's Something About Mary, and the Shrek series. Alongside this, she is filming Outcome, a black comedy film directed and produced by Jonah Hill and starring Keanu Reeves.

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What was Cameron Diaz's debut film?
Cameroz Diaz's debut was a short part in the film The Mask (1994).

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