50 Cent To Play Blind DJ

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May 19, 2011 | 6:00pm EST

50 Cent has signed up to play a blind DJ in director Stephen Sommers’ movie adaptation of Dean Koontz’s Odd Thomas.
The rapper will join Anton Yelchin, Willem Dafoe and Patton Oswalt among the cast, according to Variety.

Koontz’s bestselling 2003 novel followed the exploits of a clairvoyant cook who uses his powers to track the killer of a young girl.

The film starts shooting this summer in Santa Fe, New Mexico.