50 Cent is in final
negotiations to make his second motion picture appearance in the upcoming film
Home Of The Brave, opposite Samuel L. Jackson.
The plot revolves
around three soldiers returning from the war in Iraq and trying to readjust
to civilian life. Jackson plays a doctor who unravels during the course of the
Other cast members
include Christina Ricci, Jessica Biel and Brian Presley. The film is based on
a screenplay by Mark Friedman and will be directed by Irwin Winkler.
turned down a starring role in 50 Cent's big screen debut, Get Rich Or Die
Tryin', despite a longtime desire to work with the film's director, Jim
Jackson has stated
on numerous occasions that he refuses to work with unproven rappers who earn
roles simply based on their popularity.
50 Cent lashed
out at the veteran actor, stating that the only role Jackson was suited for
in his movie was a "crackhead," in reference to Jackson's past drug
Get Rich has
grossed over $20 million dollars at the U.S. box office.
Home Of The
Brave has a $12 million dollar budget and is slated to start filming on
location in Morocco next month, with final production taking place in Spokane,