Jamie Foxx Returns to Filming Back In Action with Co-Star Cameron Diaz After Near-Death Health Scare: First On-Set Appearance in Nine Months

Jamie Foxx Returns to Filming Back In Action with Co-Star Cameron Diaz After Near-Death Health Scare: First On-Set Appearance in Nine Months

Jamie Foxx has officially returned to the set of his upcoming film, Back In Action, for the first time following his near-death health emergency nine months earlier. 

The Django Unchained actor, 56 Рwhose daughter Corrine recently became engaged Рwas also spotted joining his co-star, Cameron Diaz, while preparing to shoot scenes for the action-comedy in Atlanta on Saturday. 

The Oscar winner kept it casual wearing a long-sleeved, black sweater as well as a pair of dark navy trousers. 

He also slipped into black ankle socks as well as comfortable, white sneakers that were secured with laces. 

Foxx strolled outdoors while placing his hands in the pockets of his pants, and was soon accompanied by The Mask actress, who also dressed down for the busy day of filming. 

Jamie Foxx, 56, has officially returned to the set of his upcoming film, Back In Action, for the first time following his near-death health emergency nine months earlier

Jamie Foxx, 56, has officially returned to the set of his upcoming film, Back In Action, for the first time following his near-death health emergency nine months earlier

The Django Unchained actor was also spotted joining his co-star, Cameron Diaz, while preparing to shoot scenes for the action-comedy in Atlanta on Saturday

The Django Unchained actor was also spotted joining his co-star, Cameron Diaz, while preparing to shoot scenes for the action-comedy in Atlanta on Saturday

She sported a pair of fitted, black pants and a plain white shirt which was layered with a tan-colored cardigan. 

Diaz also donned a pair of white sneakers and allowed her blonde locks to flow down naturally past her shoulders. 

At one point, the pair were spotted walking next to each other as they made their way down a sidewalk. 

The Netflix movie is directed by Seth Gordon and also stars Glenn Close, Andrew Scott as well as Kyle Chandler. 

The plot synopsis of the project has remained mostly under wraps and a set release date has yet to be announced.

Back in April of last year, while filming Back In Action in Georgia, Jamie was notably hospitalized Рwhich had been revealed by his daughter Corinne at the time. 

Most details of the actor’s medical issue have remained private, but in May 2023, she took to her Instagram stories to give an update on Foxx’s condition.¬†

‘My Dad has been out of the hospital for weeks, recuperating. In fact, he was playing pickleball yesterday! Thanks for everyone’s prayers and support!’¬†

The Oscar winner kept it casual wearing a long-sleeved, black sweater as well as a pair of dark navy trousers

Foxx strolled outdoors while placing his hands in the pockets of his pants, and was soon accompanied by The Mask actress, who also dressed down for the busy day of filming

The Oscar winner kept it casual wearing a long-sleeved, black sweater as well as a pair of dark navy trousers

She sported a pair of fitted, black pants and a plain white shirt which was layered with a tan-colored cardigan

She sported a pair of fitted, black pants and a plain white shirt which was layered with a tan-colored cardigan

Diaz also donned a pair of white sneakers and allowed her blonde locks to flow down naturally past her shoulders

At one point, the pair were spotted walking next to each other as they made their way down a sidewalk

Diaz also donned a pair of white sneakers and allowed her blonde locks to flow down naturally past her shoulders

Jamie had also taken to social media to express his gratitude for the overwhelming support he has received after suffering a medical emergency on April 11.

‘Appreciate all the love!!! Feeling blessed,’ he typed out to his fans and followers. Social media users, including celebrities, jumped to the comment section to continue to send their love to the Ray actor.

His close pal, Kevin Hart, had also given a positive update of his own around the same time while appearing on an episode of the Impaulsive podcast. 

The comedian¬†explained to host Logan Paul, ‘I’m very fortunate to have the relationship that I have with Jamie and to be able to just check on him and stuff like that.’¬†

The Me Time actor added that Foxx’s family was continuing to be ‘tight and for reasons just about where he is, because Jamie’s always been a private person to a certain degree.’

Kevin stated that the outpouring of love has been a major influence in Jamie’s recovery. ‘The dope thing is that he’s getting better in his situation, and you know, everybody’s prayers, everybody’s love, energy. All that stuff is seen and felt.’

‘So in this case, man, you know, you just want the guy to get out of the situations and then get back home,’ the Die Hart star continued.

‘You know, I don’t know the details, or the exact details to what’s going on, but to my knowledge is there’s a lot of progression and a world of better, man.’

Last month in December, Jamie notably made his first public appearance since his health recovery at Critics Choice Association event (seen above)

Last month in December, Jamie notably made his first public appearance since his health recovery at Critics Choice Association event (seen above)

The star revealed that six months earlier, he was unable to 'walk' and further stated, 'I couldn't do that six months ago, I couldn't actually walk to [the stage]'

The star revealed that six months earlier, he was unable to ‘walk’ and further stated, ‘I couldn’t do that six months ago, I couldn’t actually walk to [the stage]’

The comedian movingly added about his close friend, ‘So you know, my love, synergy, energy goes out to him. He’s needed, he’s necessary. I know that he knows that.

‘I know that he feels that because there’s been an outcry, an outpour of support in this regard. So, I can only hope that it continues,’ Hart added about the Oscar winner.

Last month in December, Jamie notably made his first public appearance since his health recovery.

He attended the Critics Choice Association’s¬†Celebration of Cinema and Television: Honoring Black, Latino and AAPI Achievements event.¬†

Foxx received the Vanguard Award for his performance in The Burial and while taking to the stage, gave an emotional 12-minute speech to the crowd, per The Hollywood Reporter.  

The star revealed that six months earlier, he was unable to ‘walk’ and further stated, ‘I couldn’t do that six months ago, I couldn’t actually walk to [the stage].’¬†

The Ray actor then humorously stated, ‘And I’m not a clone, I’m not a clone. I know a lot of people saying that I was cloned out there.’¬†

‘I want to thank everybody. I’ve been through something, I’ve been through some thing,’ he also added.¬†

He continued, 'It feels good to be here. I cherish every single minute now, it's different. I wouldn't wish what I went through on my worst enemy because it's tough when it's almost over, when you see the tunnel'; seen earlier this month in Hawaii

He continued,¬†‘It feels good to be here. I cherish every single minute now, it’s different. I wouldn’t wish what I went through on my worst enemy because it’s tough when it’s almost over, when you see the tunnel’; seen earlier this month in Hawaii¬†

Jamie continued, 'I saw the tunnel, I didn't see the light. It was hot in that tunnel too, I don't know where I was going. "S**t, am I going to the right place?"'

Jamie continued, ‘I saw the tunnel, I didn’t see the light. It was hot in that tunnel too, I don’t know where I was going. “S**t, am I going to the right place?”‘

‘It feels good to be here. I cherish every single minute now, it’s different. I wouldn’t wish what I went through on my worst enemy because it’s tough when it’s almost over, when you see the tunnel.’

Jamie continued, ‘I saw the tunnel, I didn’t see the light. It was hot in that tunnel too, I don’t know where I was going. “S**t, am I going to the right place?”‘¬†

Also in December, Foxx rung in his 56th birthday by taking to Instagram and expressed his gratitude to all the prayers during his healthy recovery. 

‘This birthday is a special one‚ĶI wanna start by saying thank you to everyone that prayed for me when I was in a bad way‚Ķ here lately I’ve been able to thank some of you personally but I want to say to all of you.’¬†

‘I NEEDED EVERY PRAYER‚Ķ you lifted me through‚Ķ I was able to make it to today because of your prayers‚Ķ I consider all of you my family‚Ķ,’ he also penned.

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