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50 Cent To Play Himself In Melissa McCarthy's 'Spy'

2 April 2014 12:32 PM, PDT | | See recent Cinema Blend news »

Hard to believe it's been more than a decade since 50 Cent rapped on Get Rich Or Die Tryin', one of hip hop's most influential albums. Time hasn't been kind to Fitty: one could argue the record industry has never been the same since the mid aughts. But he certainly lived out the title of that album, diversifying his portfolio with a number of multimedia strategies, including acting. With this latest casting missive, however, Curtis 50 Cent might have nailed his biggest onscreen role yet. The Hollywood Reporter claims that the rapper-actor-Vitamin Water pitchman has landed a part in Spy. You may not recognize this movie by the title . it's what we're now calling the Melissa McCarthy vehicle that originally went by the name Susan Cooper. An improvement, even as it swaps out one type of generic for another, but whatever. While no plot details have been shared regarding his role, apparently »

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50 Cent joins Melissa McCarthy in Paul Feig's Spy

2 April 2014 3:12 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

50 Cent will join Melissa McCarthy in Spy.

Rapper Curtis Jackson will play himself in director Paul Feig's film - which was previously titled Susan Cooper - according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Jude Law will feature in the film as a suave spy, with Jason Statham as a clumsy and overconfident agent.

Rose Byrne, Miranda Hart, Bobby Cannavale and Nia Long will also appear in the movie.

It is yet to be revealed how 50 Cent will figure in the plot.

McCarthy continues her collaboration with Feig, following on from Bridesmaids and The Heat.

Curtis has previously featured in Get Rich or Die Tryin', Home of the Brave and Righteous Kill.

The 20th Century Fox picture will begin shooting in Budapest in April.

Spy is scheduled for release on May 22, 2015. »

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50 Cent leaves Eminem’s major label imprint to go independent

20 February 2014 2:05 PM, PST | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

New York (AP) — After battling with his major label for years, 50 Cent has decided to become an independent artist.   The rapper announced Thursday that he's leaving his longtime record label, Universal Music Group's Interscope Records, and Eminem's imprint, Shady/Aftermath.   The Grammy winner and his G-Unit Records have signed a distribution agreement with Caroline, the independent label at Capital Music Group. Capitol is one of the many labels that are part of Universal Music Group.   50 Cent launched an ultra-successful, six-times platinum debut with "Get Rich or Die Tryin'" in 2003, when he burst on the music scene with Eminem as his mentor. His sophomore album, 2005's "The Massacre," was almost as successful, but other albums didn't match his previous efforts and he expressed his unhappiness with his label. 50 Cent had been planning to release a fifth album on the label, but it was set with multiple release dates and singles, »

- Mesfin Fekadu, AP Music Writer

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