American rapper, actor and producer 50 Cent is currently working on a TV adaptation of the 2002 drama film 8 Mile, which starred Eminem alongside Michael Shannon, Anthony Mackie, and Kim Basinger, reports Female First UK.
He shared, “It’s gonna be big. I’m working. I ain’t got no duds. I’m batting 100.” 50 was actually discovered by Eminem and he thinks the TV show could enhance the legacy of the Real Slim Shady hitmaker.
He told the BigBoyTV YouTube channel: “I think it should be there for his legacy because it’s important to me that they understand it.” As per Female First UK, the rapper explained that the show will provide a “backstory” to the hit film. He also revealed that it could explore Eminem’s younger years.
8 Mile was written by Scott Silver and directed by Curtis Hanson. It garnered numerous award nominations and wins, including the Oscar for Best Original Song for Lose Yourself win for Eminem, Luis Resto and Jeff Bass at the 75th Academy Awards.