50 Cent is adding expanding his slate to include three new horror films: The Gun, Trackmaster, and Creature House.
“It was extremely important to me that through my horror slate we focus on increasing BIPOC representation. I feel like I have the best team in place here to do so,” said Jackson in a statement to Deadline. 50 Cent (real name Curtis Jackson) and Eli Roth are producing these projects as part of their three-feature film deal with 3BlackDot.
In keep up with the above statement the projects are all written by a diverse group of writers who penned scripts that increase BIPOC representation.
Kirkland Morris (BMF; Power Book IV: Force) is penning The Gun which centers on a young man with a bright future seeks to get revenge for his father’s murder, he finds a gun that is haunted by an evil force.
Trackmaster follows a “burgeoning rap duo who usee a beat of mysterious origins in their new single and accidentally unleashes an ancient spirit that brutally murders anyone who hears it. After the young rappers make this discovery, the race is on to stop the song’s release.” Bel-Air’s Justin Calen-Chenn is penning this project.
And the last of the three projects comes from writer Dallas Jackson and Kevin Grevioux. Creature House follows the afterman of “the untimely death of a legendary make-up and visual effects guru when a group of his friends and foes gather at his studio, only to find themselves trapped in the artist’s horror movie museum as the exhibition creatures supernaturally come to life.”
Jack Davis is attached to produce Creature House for Crypt TV.
Electromagnetic Productions will now also produce alongside Jackson’s G-Unit Film & Television. Regi Cash, Brian Newton, and Caroline Ohlson for 3BlackDot, Roger Birnbaum and Michael Besman will also produce for Electromagnetic Productions, as well as James Frey and Mitchell Lawrence Smith.
Jackson, Roth, and 3BlackDot will collaborate on each film utilizing 3BlackDot’s in-house capabilities across gaming, publishing, and merchandise to further develop the film IP into 360-degree experiences.