Wednesday, April 2, 2014
50 Cent Joins Nia Long In Melissa McCarthy’s ‘Spy’ Comedy
The Hollywood Reporter. The film centers on a CIA analyst, played by and starring Melissa McCarthy, who goes into the field for the first time. Also included in the cast are Nia Long as one of the heads of the CIA, Jude Law as a suave super-spy, Jason Statham as an overconfident yet clumsy spy, Bobby Cannavale as one of the villains, an Italian playboy, Rose Byrne and British comedienne Miranda Hart.Jackson will be playing himself. Written by Feig, the film will be produced by Peter Chernin and Jenno Topping through their Chernin Entertainment banner along with Feig and Jessie Henderson via their Feigco Entertainment banner. The film will start shooting this month in Budapest. Jackson recently appeared in Escape Plan with Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger and will appear in his Starz Network series, ‘Power,’ which he also serves as an executive producer.