Bridesmaids standout Rose Byrne is in talks to join Jamie Foxx, Cameron Diaz and Quvenzhane Wallis in the upcoming Annie movie remake, according to Variety. Byrne will take on the role of Benjamin Stacks' (Foxx) assistant Grace. Directed by Will Gluck, this contemporary Annie is aiming for a 2014 holiday release.
Byrne’s is best known for her two-time Emmy and Golden Globe-nominated work as Ellen Parsons on the acclaimed series Damages. Her vast film credits include The Internship, Insidious, X-Men: First Class, 28 Weeks Later, Marie Antoinette, Troy and Get Him to the Greek.
Get a sense of Byrne’s vocal chops in the short clip below.