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Dorian Missick & Tracie Thoms Will Be Quvenzhané Wallis' "Fake Parents' In Remake Of 'Annie

Photo of Tambay A. Obenson By Tambay A. Obenson | Shadow and Act October 2, 2013 at 3:36PM

The constantly-busy (film, TV, web series) Dorian Missick and Tracie Thoms have joined the cast of Sony Pictures' Annie, a reimagining of the Broadway musical, which stars Quvenzhané Wallis as the title character.
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The constantly-busy (film, TV, web series) Dorian Missick and Tracie Thoms have joined the cast of Sony Pictures' Annie, a reimagining of the Broadway musical, which stars Quvenzhané Wallis as the title character.

Missick and Thoms will play Annie’s "fake parents." 

Both actors join a cast that already includes Jamie FoxxCameron DiazBobby CannavaleAdewale Akinnuoye Agbaje and Rose Byrne

The film is currently filming in New York City, under Will Gluck's direction, based on a script he revised, originally written by Emma Thompson and Aline Brosh McKenna.

Will & Jada Smith's Overbrook Entertainment, in partnership with Jay-Z (who'll be working on the soundtrack) are producing.

The long-in-development remake of the Broadway musical will be released by Sony Pictures on December 192014 (Sony moved the date up a week).

Missick recently wrapped shooting on the Jerry Bruckheimer-produced thriller, Beware the Night, in New York City, in which he appears alongside Eric Bana and Joel McHale.

Thoms can next be seen in the telepic Gothica, a contemporary tale that weaves together various iconic urban legends.

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