Curtis ’50 Cent’ Jackson Inks NonExclusive Broadcast Direct Deal With Fox Entertainment

Curtis '50 Cent' Jackson Inks NonExclusive Broadcast Direct Deal With Fox Entertainment

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Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson has signed a non-exclusive direct deal with Fox Entertainment, the network announced Tuesday.

Under the terms of the deal, the Emmy and Grammy-winning producer, director, actor and rapper will create dramas, comedies and animated series through his production company G-Unit Film & Television, said Michael Thorne, Fox's head of scripted programming. . . Entertainment.

In 2005, Jackson became hip-hop royalty by founding G-Unit Film & Television, which produced the Starz film Power, in which Jackson co-starred, executive produced and directed. He later expanded the Power universe with Power Book II: Ghost, Power Book III: Rising Kanan, and Power Book IV: Force. The production company produced ABC For Life and Black Mafia Family for Starz, and currently produces Fightland and Queen Nzinga for Starz.

"Whether it's music, film or television, Curtis always delivers top-tier entertainment that captivates millions of fans around the world," said Thorne. "He is a rare multi-hyphenate at storytelling, regardless of format or medium, and we look forward to working with him and his team to develop exciting new series for FOX."

Under the deal, the series will air on Fox, the owner of Fox Entertainment Projects. Under the agreement, each series will be co-produced by Fox Entertainment's own division, Fox Entertainment Studios, along with G-Unit Film & Television.

“I am excited to form a partnership with Michael Thorne and FOX that will allow G-Unit Film & Television to focus on delivering multiple series on Fox, the perfect outlet for G-Unit's film and television content, while maintaining our streaming platform. premium. Addresses. Produced and unproduced shale continues to grow in all directions,” Jackson said.

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In addition to Jackson, Fox Entertainment recently hired Rodney Rothman and Adam Rosenberg to produce animated shows for Fox, signing deals with producers Carol Mendelsohn and Julie Weitz, and writer-producer-director McGee.

Jackson is represented by APA, AKR PR and attorney Steven Sava.

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