Hollywood is a jungle and Jamie Foxx loves it.

The Oscar-winning actor ('Ray') and star of the recent 'Law Abiding Citizen' and 'Valentine's Day' is teaming with 20th Century Fox Animation on a feature-length cartoon called 'Welcome to the Jungle.' The project is based on an original pitch by Foxx and screenwriter Malcolm Spellman, according to a report in Variety. Hollywood is a jungle and Jamie Foxx loves it.

The Oscar-winning actor ('Ray') and star of the recent 'Law Abiding Citizen' and 'Valentine's Day' is teaming with 20th Century Fox Animation on a feature-length cartoon called 'Welcome to the Jungle.' The project is based on an original pitch by Foxx and screenwriter Malcolm Spellman, according to a report in Variety.

Foxx will star in the animated film, which will be written by Spellman, whose credits include this years 'Our Family Wedding.' The studio is keeping the storyline a secret for now, but Variety reports that Foxx, a Grammy winning R&B artist in his own right, will pen original music for the film ... meaning animated musical comedy.

One hint provided by Spellman's team, according to Variety: "Life is a jungle and welcome to it."

Foxx will next be seen in Todd Phillips' comedy 'Due Date,' which is scheduled for a Nov. 5 release.
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