50 Cent Says He’s Collaborating With Eminem On ‘8 Mile’ TV Show

50 cents shared the news on Friday (Jan. 6) that he is adapting the 2002 film 8 miles into a TV series using Eminem.

“I’ll take his 8 miles for TV,’ said the rapper in an interview with Big Boy TV about Em’s semi-autobiographical film. “We are moving.” (50 also confirmed that Eminem will also be involved in the project after host Big Boy asked, “Does he know?”)

“It’s gonna be big. I got no duds. I’m battin’ a hundred, I’m battin’ a hundred,” he continued, likely referring to his long-running Starz series. Power as well as its various spinoffs Power Book II: Ghost, Power Book III: Raising Kanan and Power Book IV: Force. Born Curtis Jackson, the multi-hyphenate also had a role in the 2020 ABC legal drama For life for its entire two-season run.

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“Whose idea is that? Did you have to convince Em? Because 8 miles is a classic,” Big Boy then asked, prompting 50 to reply, “No, I think it should be there for his legacy, because if you can’t see… it’s important to me that they get it, you know what I mean?”

Back in November, 50 Cent served as guest host to The Drew Barrymore Show while host Drew Barrymore was sick with COVID. Meanwhile, the artist otherwise known as Marshall Mathers got into one rap battle with Spider-Man on a limited edition cover of The Amazing Spider-Man #1 same month.

Watch 50 Cent dish on the 8 Mile TV series and Eminem’s legacy below. (Starts at 24.50.)

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