50 Cent Confirms He And Eminem Are Developing Television Series Based On Critically Acclaimed Film 8 Mile

50 Cent and Eminem are headed back to Detroit for their newest endeavor.

The 47-year-old In da Club rapper confirmed that he and his 50-year-old friend and mentor are developing a series based on the critically acclaimed film 8 Mile.

After rumors that the pair were ‘reportedly’ working on the series together surfaced online, the father-of-two took to Instagram to confirm the news on Friday.

Familiar background: 50 Cent and Eminem are headed back to Detroit for their newest endeavor (pictured January 2020)

‘Yeah and you thought i was PLAYING around, Im so serious man ! this is gonna be crazy. #bransoncognac #lecheminduroi,’ 50 Cent (born Curtis James Jackson III), wrote in the caption of the post.


The picture he shared showed a screenshot of an article published by Billboard reporting the news.

Earlier in the day, the star spoke about developing the show in an interview with Big Boy TV.

Confirmation: The 47-year-old In da Club rapper confirmed that he and his 50-year-old friend and mentor are developing a series based on the film 8 Mile

Legacy: 50 said, ‘I think it should be there for his legacy, because if you don’t see… it’s important to me that they understand it, you know what I mean?’ (pictured 2003)

He said a main reason he wanted to make the show was to make sure young kids new about Eminem’s roots and his impact.

‘I wanna bring, I’m gonna bring, 8 Mile to television,’ he said. ‘It’s gonna be big. I’m working. I ain’t got no duds. I’m batting 100. I think it should be there for his legacy because it’s important to me that they understand it.’

He continued, ‘I think it should be there for his legacy, because if you don’t see… it’s important to me that they understand it, you know what I mean?’


Creative force: 50 Cent has been a creative force behind a number of popular shows like the Starz series Power, and it’s many related chapters. (Omari Hardwick from Power season 1)

Story: 8 Mile was a semi-autobiographical story about Eminem’s own rise to fame. He starred in the film as Jimmy Smith Jr, a car factory worker struggling to gain respect on the underground rap circuit

50 Cent has been a creative force behind a number of popular shows like the Starz series Power, and it’s many related chapters.

He also appeared in two seasons of For Life, a crime drama that ran on ABC beginning in 2020.

8 Mile was a semi-autobiographical story about Eminem’s own rise to fame. He starred in the film as Jimmy Smith Jr, a car factory worker struggling to gain respect on the underground rap circuit.

The film won a number of awards, most notably Best Original Song for Lose Yourself at the Oscars in 2003.

8 Mile co-starred Kim Basinger, Michael Shannon and Anthony Mackie, and rappers Xzibit, Proof and Obie Trice had small roles in the project.

Award winner: The film won a number of awards, most notably Best Original Song for Lose Yourself at the Oscars in 2003


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