Cameron Diaz and Sandra Bullock
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06/27/2013 at 10:00 AM EDT
The new Annie officially has her nemesis.
has signed up to play the cruel orphanage headmistress Miss Hannigan in the upcoming film remake of the musical Annie
reports – the character memorably portrayed by Carol Burnett in the 1982 film.
Diaz will play opposite Quvenzhané Wallis, the 9-year-old Oscar nominee
who is set for the role of Annie.
An Oscar winner, Jamie Foxx, will play Daddy Warbucks in the musical, which is originally based on an early-20th-century comic strip. The film is being produced by Will Smith
and Jay-Z and directed by Will Gluck.
had been in talks to play Miss Hannigan but reportedly backed out.
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