After “Project Power”: Sitcom comeback on Netflix for Jamie Foxx
Jamie Foxx once became a star with sitcoms before causing a stir in Hollywood with drama roles. Now he’s celebrating his sitcom comeback on Netflix: “Dad Stop Embarrassing Me” is based on his life.
Since August 14, 2020, Jamie Foxx can be seen on Netflix in “Project Power”. Now the superstar and the streaming service are tackling the next collaboration: the sitcom “Dad Stop Embarrassing Me”.
The comedy series is based on Jamie Foxx’s relationship with his daughter Corinne Foxx, who will also co-produce the series. She is played alongside Oscar winner Jamie Foxx (“Ray”) but by 16-year-old Kyla-Drew (“Prisoners”).
The comedy series is based on Jamie Foxx’s relationship with his daughter Corinne Foxx
The series has been in planning for some time, but further development was stopped in February by the corona pandemic. Now Netflix has given the green light for the production, but has discontinued other sitcoms at the same time:
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For Jamie Foxx, however, “Dad Stop Embarrassing Me” is a return to his roots. Even if many know the actor nowadays mainly for dramatic cinema roles (such as “Just Mercy” most recently), he achieved his breakthrough in the USA with sitcoms.
He celebrated his beginnings in 1991 as a supporting actor in “Living Color”. After further appearances in the series “Roc”, he got his own sitcom: “The Jamie Foxx Show” ran in the USA from 1996 and 2001, achieved strong ratings and kicked off Foxx ‘acting career, leading to his first major cinema roles (including in “Every Damn Sunday” and “Ali”).
“Dad Stop Embarrassing Me” should run on Netflix by 2021 at the latest cmovieshd.
“Dad Stop Embarrassing Me” should run on Netflix by 2021 at the latest.