News: 50 Cent Recruits College Graduate To Co-Write New Movie
Wednesday, Feb 17, 2010 2:45PM
G-Unit leader 50 Cent has reportedly recruited a Grand Valley State University graduate to help co-write his upcoming movie, Love Me, Love Me Not.
According to reports, Brian Miller is also responsible for 50's unreleased movie, Caught in the Crossfire.
Grand Rapids-born filmmaker Brian Miller has co-written a movie script with actor/rapper Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson. The film has a working title of "Love Me, Love Me Not," in which Jackson plays a football star facing a major change in his life. It is likely to finish shooting locally in April with director William Eubank and co-stars Lynn Whitfield and Mario Van Peebles. Miller, a 1999 graduate of GVSU's School of Communications, spoke to film classes at his alma mater this week. He wrote and directed "Caught in the Crossfire," whichshot in Grand Rapids in 2009 with Jackson, Chris Klein and Adam Rodriguez; the film has yet to be released. (Grand Rapids Press)
His film reportedly went into production earlier this month.
There's a little bit of Hollywood in West Michigan this week. Rapper turned actor 50 cent and his production company, Cheetah Vision Films started shooting a movie at Grand Valley State University's football stadium in Allendale this morning. GVSU grounds crews spent all day clearing snow off the field all day getting ready for the film, titled 'Love Me, Love Me Not.' Shooting for the first phase of the film is set to wrap up on Wednesday (February 17). (Fox 17 News)
Confirmation on the filming was made by Grand Valley State University officials last week.
"I think the students really enjoyed it," senior associate athletic director Lisa Sweany said. "We had a lot of kids standing around watching the (filming). I think it's pretty exciting for us. If they shoot the trailer and they get the financial backing they need (for a feature-length film), it's possible they could come back here in the future. It's a good opportunity for GVSU." (MLive News)
Details on the film's plot have also been publicly revealed.
According to school officials the movie is about a football player who is diagnosed with cancer. No word on whether 50 Cent will play the leading role or not. The filming locations so far included the Laker Turf building, recreation center, weight room and football locker room. (Keep It Trill)
No further details have been released as of now:
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