50 Cent has inked a new non-exclusive deal with Fox which will help him form more TV shows through his G-Unit Film & Television company. This comes after his feud with cable network Starz.
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Amid his contract with Starz, which is set to expire, the “In Da Club” artist has gotten a non-exclusive TV deal with Fox.
50 Cent, The TV Mogul
The deal enables the entertainment mogul to do live-action, animated, and scripted projects.50 Cent expressed his excitement about the deal made with the popular TV network.
“I am excited to formalize a partnership with Michael Thorn and Fox that will allow G-Unit Film & Television to focus on putting multiple series on Fox, 50 said. A perfect broadcast destination for G-Unit Film & Television content while our premium, streaming, scripted, and non-scripted slates continue to grow in all directions.”
Fox’s entertainment President, Michael Thorn, also spoke on the partnership with 50 Cent.
“Whether it’s music, film, or television, Curtis always delivers premium entertainment that captivates millions of fans across the globe, Thorn said. He [50 Cent] is the rare multihyphenate with a deft hand at storytelling, no matter the format or medium, and we’re looking forward to developing new and exciting series for Fox with him and his team.”
This comes years after his beef with Starz and other networks, such as HBO and Showtime, that snubbed him and refused to collaborate on future film projects.
50 Cent Slams Starz Over Contract
On Mar 1st, 2022, 50 Cent announced on Instagram that he was planning to leave the Starz network and take all his hit shows with him. His highly-rated show, Power, was still yet to be renewed by the network.