Exciting news for fans Annie, the remake has officially begun production. The film's star, Quvenzhane Wallis has been spotted numerous times filming scenes in New York City. The ten-year-old actress looked adorable as she shot scenes on location with her co-star, Jamie Foxx. The pair is seen joking around, and playing with a cute dog. The new remake of Annie is inspired by the Tony Award winning musical adaption of the story. The film follows a young orphan girl from Harlem, played by Quvenzhane, who is adopted by the richest billionaire in America.