JAY Z and Will Smith Speak On Their Upcoming 'Annie' Remake

JAY Z has come a long way from his Hard Knock Life days, and his recruitment as a producer for the

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JAY Z has come a long way from his Hard Knock Life days, and his recruitment as a producer for the Will Gluck-directed remake of Annie is a sure testament to the journey he’s made from is humble beginnings dating back almost two decades ago. The family motion picture of the holiday season, which was also co-produced by Will Smith, will be opening in theaters this Friday (December 19), and at the red carpet premiere earlier this month the two producers shared a few words on their rendition of this classic musical. Both Jay and Australian singer-songwriter Sia were in charge of the musical contributions for the film in which Will Smith says “they did a brilliant job of creating that new sound, that new vibe and a new energy.” Check out some footage from the red carpet event and see what the others had to say above.

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