Executive producer/actor Kurtis '50 Cent' Jackson speaks onstage during the 'Power' panel discussion at the Starz portion of the 2016 Television Critics Association Summer Tour at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on August 1, 2016 in Beverly Hills, California.

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50 extends his deal with Starz and adds a superhero to the mix.

Sydney Scott
Aug, 02, 2016

50 Cent has extended his deal with Starz and now the rapper-turned-actor and entrepreneur is bringing the network another show.

Following the success of Power, which is executive produced by 50whose real name is Curtis JacksonStarz has extended Jackson's overall deal. The deal includes a few new projects too, one of which is a series about a vigilante superhero called Tomorrow, Today.

According to the press release, the show is about a veteran from the south side of Chicago who becomes the guinea pig of a mad prison doctor after being falsely imprisoned. He escapes, but then has to come to terms with his new powers and place in the world. 

The network seems pretty excited about the new series and Jackson is happy to see the project get off the ground.

"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."

 

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