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50 Cent’s subsequent Hollywood endeavor will pair him again up with Eminem. He confirms a tv adaption of 8 Mile is on the way in which.
As noticed on Deadline, the Queens, New York native is penning a love letter to the ’90s Detroit Rap scene for his subsequent on display manufacturing. Throughout his final go to to Massive Boy TV he revealed that he’s bringing Slim’s come as much as a scripted collection format. “I’m going [to] carry his 8 Mile to tv. We’re in movement,” he defined. “It’s going to be massive. I ain’t acquired no duds. I’m batting 100, I’m batting 100.” Fif went on to present additional context on his reasoning why the tradition wants this model. “I believe it needs to be there for his legacy as a result of it’s essential to me that they perceive it.”
The unique 2002 movie comprises autobiographical components from Eminem’s life, follows white rapper Jimmy Smith Jr. aka B-Rabbit (Eminem) and his try and launch a profession in Hip-Hop. The title is derived from 8 Mile Street, the freeway between the predominantly African American metropolis of Detroit and the largely white suburban communities to the north that Eminem initially lived in.
The movie garnered quite a few award nominations and wins, together with an Academy Award win for Finest Unique Music for “Lose Your self” for Eminem, Luis Resto and Jeff Bass on the seventy fifth Academy Awards. 8 Mile was named among the best movies of 2002 by a number of publications. 8 Mile opened with $51,240,555 in its opening weekend. The soundtrack additionally debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with over 702,000 copies offered within the first week and 510,000 copies offered within the second week, additionally ending the 12 months because the fifth best-selling album of 2002 with U.S. gross sales of over 3.4 million.
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