Curtis Jackson


50 Cent extends Starz deal, plans Tomorrow, Today

Rapper Curtis ‘50 Cent’ Jackson has scored an overall development deal with US network Starz, and is working up a superhero series that could sit alongside current hit Power. The agreement extends Jackson’s existing deal by one year to September 2018, during which time he will develop new series through his G-Unit Film & Television […]

Rapper 50 Cent plots sketch-reality show with A&E

Gangster rap star 50 Cent is developing a sketch comedy and music variety series with US cable channel A&E. 50 Cent Presents (WT) will star and be executive produced by the hip hop artist and entrepreneur, whose real name is Curtis Jackson. The series will see host Jackson showcasing comedic, musical and performance acts, including […]

Rapper 50 Cent plots sketch-reality show with A&E

Gangster rap star 50 Cent is developing a sketch comedy and music variety series with US cable channel A&E. 50 Cent Presents (WT) will star and be executive produced by the hip hop artist and entrepreneur, whose real name is Curtis Jackson. The series will see host Jackson showcasing comedic, musical and performance acts, including […]

Power Play: why celebs are becoming execs

As the global media superpowers march into ever more sectors, A-list actors, musicians, fashion gurus and novelists are taking control of television projects. Jesse Whittock reports on the rise of the celebrity superproducer. In the past, the glamorous worlds of film, sport, pop music and fashion looked down their noses at TV from behind the […]

Starz orders drama series from rapper 50 Cent, will sell internationally

US premium cable net Starz has ordered Power, an original drama series that will be executive produced by rapper and entrepreneur Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson. The one-hour series will follow a gangster and drug dealer as he seeks to build a legitimate night club business. The show will be produced by CBS Television Studios and […]