According to an interview with Big Boy TV (via Complex), Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson has revealed that he’s developing a television version of “8 Mile,” which he said will “get big” and involve the involvement of Eminem himself , although the extent to which the latter will participate is not yet clear.
50 Cent stated that he wants to do the show as a testament to Eminem’s legacy and suggested it could be done in the same way as the current Peacock series Bel-Air. Beginning its second season in February 2023, this show is a more serious reboot of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, the hit 1990s sitcom that starred Will Smith in his own early years as a fictionalized version of himself occurred.
“It’s important to me that they understand,” 50 Cent said of the Eminem storyline, adding that he still hopes to bring A Moment in Time: Murder Was the Case, a series based on the real-life 1993 murder trial based on rapper Snoop Dogg, also televised. This show was announced by Starz in 2021, although 50 Cent (via Complex) said in April 2022 that it was no longer actively being developed by the network.
50 Cent was discovered by Eminem and signed to his Shady Records label. He rose to stardom with his 2003 debut Get Rich or Die Tryin and has sold more than 30 million albums worldwide over the course of his career. As an actor, he has appeared in films such as Home of the Brave, Righteous Kill, Southpaw, Escape Plan and Den of Thieves while also co-starring and executive producing on the hit Starz crime series. Achievement.” Similarly, he served as executive producer on the series’ three spin-offs.