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Did You Know That "50 Cent" Auditioned For 'American Gangster'? Watch His Audition Tape

Shadow and Act By Natasha Greeves | Shadow and Act October 23, 2013 at 4:26PM

Courtesy of Defamer.com, here's a look at Curtis '50 Cent' Jackson's audition tape for American Gangster - the 2007 drama directed by Ridley Scott, based on the criminal career of gangster and drug lord Frank Lucas, which starred Denzel Washington and Russell Crowe.
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Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson
Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson

Courtesy of Defamer.com, here's a look at Curtis '50 Cent' Jackson's audition tape for American Gangster - the 2007 drama directed by Ridley Scott, based on the criminal career of gangster and drug lord Frank Lucas, which starred Denzel Washington and Russell Crowe.

Jackson is said to have auditioned for the role that Chiwetel Ejiofor played in the film - Huey Lucas, one of Frank Lucas' brothers, who helped run his drug empire.

When this audition tape was made, Jackson's only acting credit was in 2005's Get Rich Or Die Trying - years before his 10-picture, $200 million agreement with George Furla's Hedge Fund Film Partners, via his Cheetah Vision Films production company. 

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