50 Cent is making moves to further his career in the film industry. According to the New York Post, the rapper is making a serious transition into acting, and has committed to removing some of his tattoos for an upcoming role in the film Things Fall Apart, which he co-wrote and produced. In addition Fif will lose 50 pounds for the on-screen feature.
“[50 Cent] is on tour in Europe and has already started losing the weight and is excited to begin production in May,” a source told the Post. “He’s also having tattoos removed from his right arm, which will save him time in the makeup
Fif made his Hollywood debut in the 2005 semi-autobiography Get Rich or Die Tryin, and has since lent his voice to The Simpsons, and has made guest appearances on HBO’s Entourage as well as the crime-thriller Righteous Kill.