50 Cent Joins Melissa McCarthy for "Spy"

Posted Tuesday April 1, 2014 10:01 PM GMT

Making another foray into the acting world, 50 Cent will appear in the upcoming comedy "Spy" with Melissa McCarthy.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Curtis Jackson will play himself in the movie, about a CIA analyst who goes into the field for the first time.

Directed by Paul Feig, the movie also stars Jude Law, Jason Statham, Rose Byrne, Bobby Cannavale, and Nia Long. Shooting begins in April in Budapest.

In the meantime, fans can catch the rapper in another thriller with Bruce Willis called "The Prince," currently in post-production.

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