50 Cent Developing Superhero-Themed TV Series at Starz

Rapper-filmmaker Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson is developing a superhero-centric TV series called "Tomorrow, Today" under his G-Unit Film & Television production banner at Starz.

According to Deadline, "Tomorrow, Today" spins out of of Jackson's contract with Starz to develop new series for the channel, which has been extended to September 2018. Jackson currently produces the Starz original series "Power."

Jackson said of the new series, which is based on a screenplay he wrote, "I am looking forward to continuing my relationship with my Starz family, we have had great success together on 'Power' and I am excited to get going on all of our upcoming projects together. I knew Starz would be the perfect home for 'Tomorrow, Today.' This project is very personal to me...creating it, writing it, finding the best team for it and I will continue to be involved every step of the way."

"Tomorrow, Today" follows a falsely-imprisoned veteran from the south side of Chicago who becomes subject to cruel experiments from a mad doctor attempting to create the perfect man -- "an unstoppable killing machine." Let loose, the veteran must deal with a world that his turned on him, and learn to channel his new abilities for good.

"Bates Motel's" Anthony Cipriano, "I.T.'s" Dan Kay and Kirkland Morris are set to produce "Tomorrow, Today," along with Jackson, and contribute scripts for the series.

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