50 Cent Lands Role As Blind DJ In 'Odd Thomas'

Rap star 50 Cent will add another acting credit to his resume with a starring role in the upcoming movie "Odd Thomas."

The supernatural thriller, which is an adaptation of Dean Koontz's novel, also stars William Defoe, Anton Yelchin, Addison Timlin and others.  

According to Variety, 50 Cent will star as a character named "Shamus Cocobolo," a blind DJ who helps uncover a Satanic cult.

"Odd Thomas" is being produced by Fusion Films and will start shooting in Santa, Fe, New Mexico.

In related news, 50 Cent is involved in a number of projects that are in pre-production, including "Lives of the Saints," "Fire with Fire," "Freelancers," "Vengeance," and "Setup."