50 Cent is making a black superhero series
50 Cent wants a slice of the lucrative superhero market, announcing that he will be producing a series on Quibi based around black superheroes.
Adapted from the ‘Trill League’ of comics, the series showcases a gang of superheroes in a society with no idea of social justice.
The project is currently in very early stages. However, it is destined for Quibi – the new micro-streaming platform that’s a bit like Netflix for the Instagram Story generation.
The original comic’s creator Jameel Saleem is an executive producer in partnership with Curtis ’50 cent’ Jackson and his G-Unit film production company.
“I am excited to bring G-Unit Film & Television to an innovative platform like Quibi with my partners at Lionsgate and 3 Arts,” Jackson said in a press release.
“Anthony Piper and Jameel Saleem have created a world we haven't seen before in Trill League, looking forward to sharing it soon,” he concluded.
Trill League won’t launch until April 2020 at the earliest, when Quibi goes online. The new streaming platform is based on the innovative concept of small-form content-based for smartphones.
Other names attached to Quibi include Steven Spielberg, Kendall Jenner and Jennifer Lopez.