He plays an innocent man convicted of murder and sent to death row.
And on Saturday, Jamie Foxx was seen on the Atlanta, Georgia, set of the upcoming drama Just Mercy.
He stars as Walter McMillian in the based on a true story movie which co-stars Michael B. Jordan as the attorney who fights to overturn his wrongful conviction.
New role: He plays an innocent man convicted of murder and sent to death row. And on Saturday, Jamie Foxx was seen on the Atlanta, Georgia, set of the upcoming drama Just Mercy
Ray Oscar winner Foxx, 50, was dressed in character in a cotton shirt and matching trousers with a black belt.
He sported some heavy stubble as he walked surrounded by crew to where the scenes were to be shot.
Also in the film is Brie Larson who plays a local advocate Eva who helps Jordan in the quest for justice.
Larson, 28, wore a patterned blouse buttoned up at the collar along with a gray knee-length skirt and sandals.
Not Captain Marvel: Also in the film is Brie Larson, 28, who was seen in character wearing a patterned blouse buttoned up at the collar along with a gray knee-length skirt and sandals
Based on a true story: Fox, 50, sported heavy stubble for his role as Walter McMillian, a man convicted of a murder he didn’t commit and sentenced to death. Michael B. Jordan plays the attorney who fights to free him
Foxx has had company while filming in Atlanta.
His girlfriend Katie Holmes was spotted joining the actor for a visit last week.
The couple were snapped leaving their hotel together and also after enjoying a joint workout session.
The couple has been dating for years, but they have kept their relationship incredibly private. A rep spoke out about their relationship for the first time over the summer to shoot down reports of a breakup.
They have never admitted to being an item, preferring to keep their five-year romance on the down low.
‘Katie and Jamie are still careful about being photographed together,’ a source told People.
‘Everyone knows they are dating, but they still want to keep it private.’
The only time they have been seen packing on the PDA was during a romantic beach date in Malibu in 2017.
Secret love: Foxx has had company in Atlanta in the form of Katie Holmes with whom he’s been romantically linked for five years. The pair are pictured in January at a pre-Grammy gala