Cameron Diaz to 'unretire' for new movie with Jamie Foxx

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After stepping away from Hollywood for nearly a decade, Cameron Diaz is back in action -- literally.

Actor Jamie Foxx tapped an expert on getting back in the game, NFL legend Tom Brady, to help him convince the "Charlie's Angels" actress to co-star in his upcoming Netflix film, "Back in Action."

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"Had to call in the GOAT to bring back another GOAT," Foxx captioned the recording of his phone conversation with Diaz, which he posted on Instagram.

In the phone call, Foxx is heard asking his former "Annie" co-star if he could add another person to the phone call who could "help her through" her nerves about jumping back into the movie game. Diaz agrees.

Brady then joins the call, prompting Diaz to interject with a laugh, "... Oh my god, is this Tom Brady?"

"I was talking to Jamie, and he said you needed a few tips on how to unretire. I'm relatively successful at unretiring," says Brady, who recently decided to rejoin the Tampa Bay Buccaneers following a retirement announcement.

"Honestly, exactly what I needed," Diaz says.

Foxx then jumps off the call to allow Diaz and Brady to speak on their own.

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The last film Diaz starred in was 2014's "Annie," alongside Foxx. Since then, she has focused on parenting her 2-year-old daughter, Raddix, whom she shares with husband Benji Madden.

"Back in Action" begins production later this year, according to Foxx, who both stars in the film and acts as an executive producer. Seth Gordon, who previously worked on "Horrible Bosses," "The Lost City" and the TV Show "Atypical," is set to direct the movie, which he wrote alongside "Neighbors" screenwriter Brendan O’Brien.

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