News: G-Unit Goes Hollywood, Filming Movie W/ Harrison Ford & Diane Keaton
Wednesday, Jul 29, 2009 10:00AM
50 Cent's G-Unit rap group have reportedly been chosen to make an appearance in the upcoming Harrison Ford and Diane Keaton film, Morning Glory.
While it is not yet confirmed whether the rappers will be given roles in the film or only cameos, G-Unit was reportedly filming a scene over the weekend.
50 Cent, Lloyd Banks, Tony Yayo and DJ Whoo Kid were filming in NYC Sunday (July 26) for the new film Morning Glory. Starring Diane Keaton and Harrison Ford, Morning Glory is scheduled for release summer of 2010. The film is based on a morning news show struggling to increase ratings. (This Is 50)
DJ Whoo Kid also announced the group's film appearance via Twitter.
"Catch Whoo Kid in the film Morning Glory featuring Harrison Ford and Diane Keaton," he wrote yesterday (July 27). "coming soon with 50 Cent! H ..." (DJ Whoo Kid's Twitter)
Aside from Ford and Keaton, additional established actors have signed on for the project.
Paramount Pictures have signed up Diane Keaton and Jeff Goldblum to join the cast of their forthcoming comedy in addition to Harrison Ford and Rachel McAdams in the J.J. Abrams produced film. Roger Michell is directing from a script by Aline Brosh McKenna. Filming began May 2009 in New York City. (Monsters & Critics)
The movie will reportedly center on what goes on behind the scenes of a daily morning show.
Morning Glory centers on an aspiring news producer (McAdams) who tries to save a failing morning show by getting control of its feuding anchors. Ford and Keaton will play the dueling on-air personalities. Goldblum will portray McAdams' boss. (Variety)
50 recently spoke on his role in the upcoming horror movie classic Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde remake.
"That one's coming up soon," 50 promised of the film earlier this month. "It's me and Forest Whitaker. I actually just spoke to his agent yesterday...It's gonna be intense. [Director Abel Ferrara] is an excellent director, so his creative ideas will definitely be an injective into what it's actually gonna turn out to be...The director we chose for this project is the kind of guy that has an eye for real cutting-edge, really in-your-face material." (MTV)
Morning Glory is slated to hit theaters in 2010.