Just a week ago, FM Hip Hop highlighted one of Jamie Foxx’s latest projects, reaffirming his status as an unstoppable force in the entertainment industry. Today, we bring news of yet another of Foxx’s upcoming ventures. With this addition to his extensive list of projects, one thing remains certain: Jamie Foxx is undeniably one of the hardest-working men in Hollywood.
Jamie Foxx (Mr. Entertainment) is On Fire:
Foxx has been a primary fixture in entertainment news for most of 2023. For weeks, reports of his health crisis dominated the news cycle. The tumultuous ups and downs kept the fans on their toes, anxiously awaiting positive news. The messages of support from his friends and family provided a glimmer of hope. But the public’s excitement reached new heights when Jamie Foxx confirmed his recovery.
Many eagerly anticipated his return to what he does best. Few could have foreseen the impressive array of projects the consummate professional had in the pipeline. Among these exciting projects is the upcoming feature film “The Burial.”
Tommy Lee Jones and Jamie Foxx. Image Source: Prime Video/Skip Bolen
“The Burial” will debut as a Prime Original in theaters on October 6th. And it will be available on Prime Video starting October 13th. Based on a true story originally featured in an article by Jonathan Harr in The New Yorker, this film has all the ingredients to become a showstopper. “The Burial” promises to be a high-stakes drama with a sprinkle of comedy and a touch of inspiration. The synopsis sets the stage: “Inspired by true events,
‘The Burial’ follows a lawyer as he assists a funeral homeowner in a battle to save his family business from a corporate giant. Along the way, a complex web of race, power, and injustice is unveiled.”
With an A-list cast, it seems poised to be the perfect addition to spice up the fall entertainment lineup.
The Cast of Characters: Jamie Foxx and Others
Jamie Foxx and Jurnee Smolett. Image Source: Prime Video/Skip Bolen
In “The Burial,” Jamie Foxx will take on the role of William Gray, a slick and charismatic attorney known for his smooth-talking skills. Opposite him, Tommy Lee Jones will portray Jeremiah O’Keefe, the funeral home owner facing a dire situation and relying on Gray’s legal expertise to rescue his family business. This dynamic duo will serve as the central characters of the film.
The impressive cast also includes Jurnee Smollett, Mamoudou Athie, Bill Camp, Pamela Reed, and Alan Ruck, adding depth and talent to the ensemble. With such a stellar lineup, “The Burial” promises to be a captivating and compelling cinematic experience.
The Burial: The Trailer
The trailer was recently released, and it looks incredible. So, for fans queuing up their must-see lists for the last quarter of 2023, be sure to add “The Burial.”
Written by: Renae Richardson