Curtis “50 Cent
” Jackson will start shooting Lives of the Saints
, directed by Chris Rossi
from his own script, next month alongside Meg Ryan
and John Lithgow
50 Cent is expanding his acting resume and he is pretty busy as actor lately.
Since making his big screen debut in 2005’s Get Rich or Die Tryin
, 50 had a role in the football drama Things Fall Apart
, and recently starred in a film based on his own screenplay, The Gun
He also stared in Twelve
, in which he plays a drug dealer and Caught in the Crossfire
The rapper also had a role in 2008’s Righteous Kill
opposite Robert De Niro
and Al Pacino
Now, he has a new chance to star alongside Hollywood veterans in Lives of the Saints.
The drama “tells the intertwining stories of a group of Angelenos seeking redemption for past mistakes, only to find that forgiveness comes from unlikely places.”
Joe Anderson, Kat Dennings, Kevin Zegars, Anthony Anderson
and Esai Morales
will also star in the movie.
Lives of the Saints
is set to begin lensing November 13, 2010 in Los Angeles.