Cameron Diaz talks about returning to Fallon

Cameron Diaz talks about returning to Fallon

Cameron Diaz discusses reuniting with Jamie Foxx for a new movie role.  (Photo: Dave J Hogan/Getty Images)

Cameron Diaz discusses reuniting with Jamie Foxx for a new movie role. (Photo: Dave J Hogan/Getty Images)

It’s been eight years since Cameron Diaz stopped acting. But now, the Charlie’s Angel A retired star is back with a new film. The 50-year-old actress will star alongside Jamie Foxx in the Netflix film, Back in Action.

Diaz discussed his comeback as a guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallonand he explained why Back in Action the ideal title for his next film.

“I was like, so hey, guys, what’s this title? And they were like Back in Action,” she recalled. “I was like oh! I can really relate to this character already.”

She also stated that she is “nervous” and “excited” for her next venture.

“It’s a little bit of muscle memory, you know what I mean? I’ve done that for so long, it’s kind of like the process — I fell back into it,” she said. “But it feels a little different.”

The star, who worked on 2014’s Annie and 1999s Any given Sunday with Foxx, that he helped reunite with an old friend.

“It was the last film I did Annie with Jamie, so the first movie back is this movie with Jamie,” she said. “He’s so amazing, he’s so easy, he’s so professional, he’s so talented. And just being able to work with him, it’s going to be so much fun.”

She was Back in Action A co-star is credited with getting Diaz in front of the camera for the upcoming Netflix film. The IS Ray the actor shared a snippet of the phone call where he received the There’s Something About Mary unceasing star.

“Cameron I hope you’re not mad that I recorded this, but don’t turn back now. He had to call the GOAT to bring back another goat. @CameronDiaz and I are BACK IN ACTION – our new movie with @NetflixFilm . Production starting later this year!! Foxx tweeted.

Foxx also brought in oft-retired football legend Tom Brady to encourage Diaz.

“I was talking to Jamie and he said you need some tips on how to quit,” Brady explained. “I’m quite successful at un-retirement.”

Diaz responded that the expert advice was “exactly what I needed.”

Foxx and Diaz did not spill any other details about it Back in Action, but the title suggests that they will both be in fighting shape for the film. It will be Diaz’s first action-heavy role since 2010 Knight and Daywho paired her with famous stunt-lover Tom Cruise.

The actor succeeded in acting in 2014, to pursue other opportunities. That included writing books and launching her organic wine brand Avaline. In 2015, she married musician Benji Madden, and the couple welcomed their daughter, Raddix, four years later.

Last year, Diaz spoke with Kevin Hart on his Peacock set Hart to Heart about stepping out of the spotlight to live a more independent life.

“When you do something at a really high level for a long period of time, when you’re the one delivering this one thing, everything around you, every part of you has to be different. to give to others,” explained Diaz. “Just, my management as a person … Cameron Diaz is a machine. the level was not enough.”

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