Rapper/Actor 50 Cent has been announced to star in the upcoming film, Love Me, Love Me Notwhich has begun shooting in Michigan.
According to reports, the film moved into production last week.
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 has been made by Grand Valley State University officials.
“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)
Outside of films, 50’s Before I Self Destruct album was reportedly certified gold last month.
50 Cent has another Gold certified album on his hands. The rapper’s 2009 effort “Before I Self Destruct” was recently certified Gold by the RIAA due to sales in excess of 500,000 copies. Led by the single “Baby By Me,” 50 Cent’s “Before I Self Destruct” closed out a strong decade of hit albums and singles for him. (Examiner)
No further details have been released as of now.
Check out a past 50 Cent interview down below: