Jamie Foxx recovers from a medical complication.
According to Foxx’s daughter, Corinne, the actor had “a medical complication” and is “already on the road to recovery”. The Oscar winner is currently filming his upcoming Netflix film, Back in action, in Atlanta and was previously in production in the United Kingdom.
The 29-year-old actress released a statement from the Foxx family on their Instagram that read, “We wanted to share that my dad, Jamie Foxx, had a medical complication yesterday. Thankfully, with prompt action and proper care, he is already on his way to recovery.”
She continued, “We know how loved he is and appreciate your prayers. The family requests privacy during this time.”
No other details were immediately available about the actor’s condition. The Hollywood Reporter has reached out to representatives for Foxx and Netflix, but have not heard back at time of publication.
Back in action reunites Foxx with Cameron Diaz, who was out of acting for eight years before taking on the Netflix project. Her last film, which also starred Foxx, was in 2014 Annieand before that they appeared side by side in 1999 Any Sunday.
At a performance in Sept The tonight show, Diaz opened up about how “great” it works with Foxx. “He’s so great, he’s so easy, he’s so professional, he’s so talented,” she said. “And just being able to work with him, it will be so much fun.”
Diaz previously spoke about her retirement in a 2020 conversation with Gwyneth Paltrow. “If you’re making a movie, it’s a perfect excuse. They own you,” Diaz said at the time. “You are there 12 hours a day. For months you have no time for anything else. I realized that I had given parts of my life to all these other people, and they took it.