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Mega-fans of 'Get Rich or Die Tryin' and 'Before I Self-Destruct' (there must be a few of you out there) will be excited to learn that Curtis '50 Cent' Jackson will next star in the football drama 'Things Fall Apart,' according to Variety.

Directed by 'Baadasssss'' Mario Van Peebles, the movie depicts a star running back who deals with a personal tragedy and faces his own mortality during his senior college season.

In addition to playing the lead, Jackson will co-write and co-produce the film via his production company, Cheetah Vision, which plans to put out three to five films per year. No word on how many of those will star Jackson. Mega-fans of 'Get Rich or Die Tryin' and 'Before I Self-Destruct' (there must be a few of you out there) will be excited to learn that Curtis '50 Cent' Jackson will next star in the football drama 'Things Fall Apart,' according to Variety.

Directed by 'Baadasssss'' Mario Van Peebles, the movie depicts a star running back who deals with a personal tragedy and faces his own mortality during his senior college season.

In addition to playing the lead, Jackson will co-write and co-produce the film via his production company, Cheetah Vision, which plans to put out three to five films per year. No word on how many of those will star Jackson.

Cheetah Vision just wrapped filming on 'The Gun,' with Val Kilmer, AnnaLynne McCord and our rapper thespian.

Jackson told Variety that he plans to spend more time on his film career due to his desire to tell bigger stories. "You have 90 minutes and 120 pages, compared with three minutes for a song," he said. "I've become very passionate about making films."

Word is that the musclebound entrepreneur is already in the process of losing 65 pounds for his role in the film. Hello, Oscar?