When the Emmy-nominee heard that Elizabeth Banks was directing the film, the longtime fan of the franchise (and of Banks herself) reached out about being part of the project. Cox had previously worked with Banks on two pilots.
“I emailed Elizabeth and I’m like, ‘If you need me for anything in ‘Charlie’s Angels,’ I’m here for you,” Cox told Variety at the film’s premiere in Los Angeles. “She [replied], ‘Your ears must be burning ’cause we were just talking about you for something.’”
An excited Cox alerted her team and waited for word she’d be joining the “Angels” on set. Cue crickets.
“I run into [Banks] in December of last year, and she’s like ‘We just wrapped and it was so intense’ and I was like,