50 Cent to team up with Robert De Niro

The unlikely duo to star in new movie together

50 Cent is to alongside Robert De Niro in a movie about New Orleans.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the rap star will play the role of a cop in New Orleans, after the dramatic events of Hurricane Katrina in 2005.

The storyline supposedly sees De Niro, who also plays a cop, discovering his partner was murdered, even though she was suspected to have died in the hurricane which devastated the city.

The Oscar-winning actor will set out on a mission with his partner, played by 50 Cent, to find out how she was really killed.

On the big screen 50 Cent famously starred in a movie based on his own life in 2005, ‘Get Rich Or Die Tryin’’.