EXCLUSIVE: Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson (Energy Ebook II: Ghost) has signed on to star within the horror movie Ability Home from Ryan Kavanaugh’s Proxima Media—and also will produce the pic beneath his G-Unit Movie & Tv banner. He joins an ensemble led by TikTok star Bryce Corridor, which additionally consists of UFC veteran Paige VanZant, as beforehand introduced. Different new additions to the ensemble embrace Leah Pipes (Sorority Row), McCarrie McCausland (Military Wives), Ivan Leung (The Tender Bar), Neal McDonough (Yellowstone), John DeLuca (Spree), Caitlin Carmichael (Midnight within the Switchgrass), Dani Oliveros (Roar), Emily Mei (The Obtain) and Jacob Skidmore (Trinkets).
The movie from writer-director Josh Stolberg (Spiral) is billed as a darkish satire of social media and influencer tradition, and what these new to the sphere are keen to do to achieve fame. Conceived as the primary in a franchise, it’s at the moment in manufacturing in Los Angeles on the TikTok “collab home” generally known as Sway Home. Further producers on the pic financed by Proxima Media embrace Alex Baskin and Lifeboat Productions’ Amy Kim and Jaime Burke. Daniel Herther, who oversees manufacturing and inventive growth at Proxima, is exec producing alongside Jason Barhdyt and Bobby Sarnavesht. The movie is slated for launch early subsequent yr.
“This movie is bursting with mavericks of leisure, a lot of them spanning a number of genres and platforms,” stated Kavanaugh. “From a worldwide rap and hip-hop music icon to a businessman, actor, author, and producer – if anybody is aware of a factor or two about breaking the boundaries, it’s 50 Cent. I’m honored to work alongside him as we watch Bryce do the identical together with his profession.”
Jackson is an actor, producer, rapper and entrepreneur who based G-Unit Movie & Tv in 2005. He exec produced, directed and co-starred in Starz’s hit sequence Energy, and closed a cope with Starz and Lionsgate in October 2018 that has seen him develop its universe as an exec producer on the spinoffs Energy Ebook II: Ghost, Energy Ebook III: Elevating Kanan and Energy Ebook IV: Power. Jackson’s firm additionally has produced ABC’s For Life and Starz’s BMF, which was renewed final fall for a second season.
Jackson has additionally beforehand appeared on sequence like For Life and such movies as Southpaw, Final Vegas and Escape Plan. He’ll subsequent be seen in The Expendables 4 and the motion pic Den of Thieves 2: Pantera with Gerard Butler.
Jackson is represented by APA and legal professional Stephen J. Savva; Pipes by Revolutionary Artists and Untitled Leisure; McCausland by Daring Expertise Company in Georgia, CESD and KD Expertise; Leung by DGRW, Minc Expertise, STW Expertise Company and Gregg Edwards Administration; McDonough by Luber Roklin Leisure and Goodman, Genow, Schenkman; DeLuca by Daring Administration & Manufacturing and Goodman, Genow, Schenkman; Carmichael by Paradigm, Vault Leisure and Sloane, Supply, Weber & Dern; Oliveros by Buchwald and Courageous Artists Administration; Mei by CAA, supervisor Briana Frapart and Jason Newman at Untitled Leisure; and Skidmore by AEFH, Ryan Artists in Oregon, and Zero Gravity Administration.
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