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rapper Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson has just landed his next leading role. Jackson will be starring as of the deadline House of Skillsan upcoming horror film written and directed by Josh Stolberg (Spiral). He joins TikToker Bryce Hall and UFC veteran Paige VanZant with other cast members including Leah Pipes (The original), McCarrie McCausland (army wives), Ivan Leung (The tender bar), Neal McDonough (band of brothers), John DeLuca (Staten Island Summer), Caitlin Carmichael (Midnight in switchgrass), Dani Oliveros (Roar), Emily Mei (Dare package) and Jacob Skidmore (trinket).

House of Skills comes from Ryan Kavanaugh’s Proxima Media and has been described as a “dark satire of social media and influencer culture,” aimed at how far some people are willing to go to find fame online. The film is being developed as the first in a potential franchise and is currently in production at Sway House in Los Angeles with plans for a 2023 release. Jackson will also serve as executive producer alongside Lifeboat Productions’ Alex Baskin and Amy Kim and Jaime Burke . Proxima’s Daniel Herther is executive producing alongside Jason Barhydt and Bobby Sarnevesht.

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In a statement, Kavanaugh said, “This film is teeming with entertainment mavericks, many of whom span multiple genres and platforms. From a global rap and hip-hop music icon to a businessman, actor, writer and producer – if anyone knows a thing or two about pushing boundaries, it’s 50 Cent. I’m honored to be working with him as we see Bryce do the same with his career.

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Curtis Jackson founded G-Unit Film & Television in 2005 and often works as a producer. He is known for directing and starring in the Starz series Power and has since helped expand the series by working on the spinoff shows Power Book II: Spirit, Book of Power III: Raise Kananand Power Book IV: Power. His production work also includes the Starz series BMF as well as ABC’s For life. As an actor, Jackson has also appeared in films such as Southpaw, Last Vegasand escape plan.

A sequel is also in the works Consumables 4, which will star Jackson alongside Megan Fox as one of the newcomers to the franchise. They join recurring franchise stars like Jason Statham, Sylvester Stallone, Dolph Lundgren and Randy Couture. It’s not yet clear when the film will be released, but it’s currently being produced in partnership with Millennium Media and Lionsgate.

the Expendables are back and we couldn’t be more excited to bring this star-studded, action-packed film to the big screen with Lionsgate who have been with us since the inception of this franchise. To keep it fresh and fun, we’ve added exciting new stars to join the veterans; Popcorn entertainment is guaranteed,” Millennium Media president Jeffrey Greenstein said in a statement when the film’s cast was announced.

Meanwhile, Jackson will also star with Gerard Butler in the upcoming sequel thieves den 2: pantherwhich also has no release date yet.

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