Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson isn’t giving up on his acting dreams anytime soon. He will soon star as a blind DJ in the upcoming film adaptation of ‘Odd Thomas,’ based on the popular Dean Koontz penned novel. The film will be directed by Stephen Sommers of G.I. Joe directing fame and will also star Anton Yelchin, Addison Timlin, Willem Dafoe, Patton Oswalt, Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Nico Tortorella.
According to Variety, 50 will play a blind DJ who help’s Anton Yelchin’s character “uncover a Satanic plot.”
Odd Thomas features a clairvoyant (Yelchin) with the power to see (but not hear) the dead. First appearing in 2003’s “Odd Thomas,” the character has returned for three subsequent books, “Forever Odd,” “Brother Odd” and “Odd Hours,” as well as for two graphic novels.