50 Cent teams up with Hollywood legends

The rapper also puts finishing touches to new album

50 Cent is set to play a drug dealer in a new Hollywood blockbuster featuring Robert De Niro and Al Pacino.

The singer teams up with the acting legends in the crime thriller ‘Righteous Kill’ which sees the star helping to track down a serial killer.

The flick is 50 Cent‘s second big role after his 2005 biopic ‘Get Rich Or Die Tryin’.

Jon Avnet, director of the Jude Law and Gwyneth Paltrow epic ‘Sky Captain And The World Of Tomorrow’ will be at the helm of $60 million (£30 million) project, reports Reuters.

Meanwhile, the rapper is also currently working on his new album ‘Curtis’, which he recorded in the basement of his grandmother’s house in New York.

It is set to be released on September 4.