Oscar-winning actor Jamie Foxx remembers the wise words of his grandmother, Esther Marie Talley, after he and his producing partner, Datari Turner, have signed an overall deal with Sony Pictures Entertainment where they’ll develop and produce feature films.
Foxx and Turner’s first project for the studio as part of their new deal will be an untitled action thriller written by Juel Taylor and Tony Rettenmaier. Foxx will play the lead role in the movie.
After this news was reported by some of the reliable sources, the actor took to Instagram and has shared his thoughts about the great agreement. He shared the inspirational quotes from his late grandmother had told him, proving how much his grandmother trusted him.
Here’s what Jamie Foxx stated:
“My grandmother used to say that I would do great things with great people and inspire a generation… I know she’s looking down on me from heaven… saying. ‘I’m proud of you son… against all odds my little big head boy from Terrell Texas done good!'”
He also showed his gratitude to the Sony team for trusting him. He finally thanked his producing partner, Datari Turner. He continued:
“With tears of joy running down my cheeks at this moment. I am humbled and grateful. I want to thank the people at Sony for believing in me… I want to thank my team Rick Yorn and associates. Rick Chuck Ian and James and a huge thank you to my producing partner Datari Turner you are a rare gem. Let’s go kill it all!!! My CAA team, Jon Teiber, Steve Smooke Alex Avant Biggups!!”
Check out the Instagram post below.