50 Cent To Play Cop In 'Freelancers'

Rapper 50 Cent has signed on board to star in the new movie Freelancers, which will start shooting next month.

50's Cheetah Vision Films and Hedge Fund Films are producing Freelancers, which being directed by Jesse Terrero.

Freelancers centers around the son [50 Cent] of a slain NYPD detective who joins the police force, and later a group of rogue cops.

According to reports, Freelancers is slated to being filming in late March in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Freelancers will be the second movie in the rapper's recent $200 million, 10-picture deal between his company Cheetah Vision Films, Grindstone Entertainment and Lionsgate.