Celebrity·Posted on Aug 4, 2022Jamie Foxx Revealed What He Said To Cameron Diaz That Convinced Her To Un-Retire From Acting"We had to be very innovative in how we, you know, brought her back."by Alex GurleyBuzzFeed ContributorFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink Cameron Diaz was set on living the retired life — that is, until Jamie Foxx stepped in. David M. Benett / WireImage / Getty Images Earlier this year, Cameron surprised fans when she announced she was un-retiring to take part in Jamie's upcoming Netflix film Back in Action. Dimitrios Kambouris / Getty Images And now, in a new interview with Entertainment Tonight, Jamie is revealing exactly what he said to get Cameron to agree to un-retire. Amy Sussman / Getty Images Jamie, who starred alongside Cameron in Annie back in 2014, says it was all about making the experience fun. © Columbia Pictures / Courtesy Everett Collection He explained to ET that getting her to agree to the film involved asking her, "'Do you wanna have some fun? Just have some fun!' And I think that's what brought her to it." Donato Sardella / Cameron Diaz He continued, "We miss special moments sometimes, in our business, and I think this is a special moment. So we're so happy that it's happening and looking forward to it." Randy Holmes / ABC via Getty Images Of course, Jamie also got Cameron on the phone with NFL star Tom Brady, who has had some experience with un-retiring. Jb Lacroix / WireImage / Getty Images "We had to be very innovative in how we, you know, brought her back," Jamie joked. Cindy Ord / Getty Images for SiriusXM Overall, Jamie just seems really excited that Cameron chose his film to make her return to acting. John Lamparski / WireImage / Getty IMages "Cameron is such an incredible force and she has done so much in this business. We love her," Jamie concluded. Kurt Krieger - Corbis / Corbis via Getty Images Back in Action is set to start production later this year. And you can read Jamie's whole interview with ET here.