Jamie Foxx and Rose Byrne Film "Annie" in the Big Apple

Jamie Foxx and Rose Byrne Film

Working hard to bring a beloved classic back to life for another generation, Rose Byrne, Jamie Foxx and Bobby Cannavale shot scenes for “Annie” on Tuesday (October 1) in New York City.

The title role for the remake will be played by Academy Award nominee Quvenzhané Wallis, with Foxx playing Benjamin Stacks, aka Daddy Warbuck and Byrne as his assistant Grace.

Also adding star power to the cast is Cameron Diaz in the role of the villain Miss Hannigan.

“Annie” is slated for release on December 19, 2014.