50 Cent said he is currently working with Eminem on an

8 Mile

movie adaptation .

The project will be for television in serial format.

"I'm going to adapt

8 Mile

for television.

We're on and it's going to be huge,” he promised on Big Boy TV.

He added that the series would evoke the "past" and highlight the youth of the interpreter of

My Name Is


The Candy Shop


wants to highlight Eminem's "legacy" in this series.

A cult movie

8 Mile

, directed by Curtis Hanson and starring Eminem, was released in 2002. The storyline was partly inspired by the life of the Detroit rapper, who stars opposite Kim Basinger, Mekhi Phifer and Brittany Murphy, among others.

In addition to commercial success both at the box office and in stores thanks to its soundtrack,

8 Mile

won the Oscar for best original song with

Lose Yourself


Following the announcement, 50 Cent shared an Instagram post from Billboard, captioning, "Yeah and you thought I was bluffing, I'm so serious man!"

It's going to be crazy.



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