50 Cent remains one of the most influential rappers in the history of the Hip-Hop world. Fifty is stepping into the action cinema industry after optioning Christopher Priest’s comic book “Xerø.” G-Unit Film & Television, the Queens rapper’s company, will work with Color Farm Media to turn the project into a full-fledged film.
“Xerø” is about a Black government assassin named Trane Walker who has the ill superpower to transform into a white guy, mix in among the worldwide elite, and raise a disturbance, according to Deadline. Trane Walker, the fictional character, lives in East St. Louis, where no one knows about his special ability to travel to Casino Royale in Europe and murder people while on duty.
There’s no one better than Christopher Priest to bring G-Unit Film & Television into the world of comic book superheroes. Watch as we build ‘Xerø’ into a franchise alongside Christopher and Color Farm Media. I can’t wait for the world to meet Trane Walker in an all-new way.
‘Xerø’ depicts a slow-moving automobile wreck at the confluence of race and class. The life experiences of Curtis ’50 Cent,’ G-Unit Film & Television, and Color Farm all share a common struggle, ensuring a vast breadth of first-hand awareness for that delicate balance.
Erika Alexander, a comic book veteran and “The Cosby Show” star, joins Ben Arnon and Joseph Illidge, the CEO of the newly founded production and publishing business Illuminous, as partners for Color Farm. There’s no news on who the crew is thinking about for the lead part but we will make sure to keep you updated.
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