April 06, 2006 04:52:34 GMT
Universal Pictures has set Nicolas Cage and 50 Cent to star in The Dance, a film based on the life of prison boxing coach Billy "The Kid" Roth
50 Cent is going to have more and more activities in his agenda. The hip hoper has been attached by Universal Pictures to team up with veteran actor Nicolas Cage to star in the upcoming drama "The Dance".
Based on the life of prison boxing coach Billy "The Kid" Roth, the flick is being directed by John Darling Haynes and produced by Eric Geadelmann. Slated to write the script is Neil Tolkin.
As of Cage, he is set to play Roth, who has spent more than 40 years as a volunteer boxing coach in Louisiana state prisons. Elsewhere Fiddy will play an inmate the coach believes has the talent to be a contender, the only hindrance being that he's serving a life sentence.