Jamie Foxx "I Am Beyond Proud to be Part of Oscar History Once Again"

Jamie Foxx  took to Instagram Monday to thank “everyone involved in the making of Pixar Soul. Foxx stars as the first black lead in the animated film that debuted on Disney+ Christmas Day. Nominated for Best Animated Feature, Best Original Score, and Best Sound, it is the story of a band teacher named Joe Gardner (Jamie Foxx) “whose soul becomes separated from his body.


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Foxx also thanked “everyone for the support of the film” and included the hashtags #blackexcellence #oscars.

Congratulations, Jamie Foxx!