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50 Cent’s football film “Things Fall Apart” co-starring Cedric Sanders Coming Together

May 7th, 2010 · 4 Comments

50 Cent and Sanders on Set -- Photo Brian Bankston

By Nadine Jolson HOLLYWOOD, CA (Hollywood Today) May 7, 2010 —  Curtis ’50 Cent’ Jackson’s new drama ”Things Fall Apart” feature talented young actor Cedric Sanders is currently in Michigan filming. 50 Cent is reportedly losing 65 pounds for the film, while Sanders says he turned down other lead offers for the challenge of the character and his relationship with 50 Cent’s character. 50 Cent said “Cedric’s character of my brother is practical, awkward, book smart, and has lived in the shadows of his older brother his whole life.  When tragedy strikes, the relationship between the two brothers really transforms.” Sanders said  Lynn Whitfield plays their mom.  On working with 50 Cent, Sanders admires his dedication to the character, “We’d have a break from rehearsals and he [50 Cent] would immediately head outside to workout. Very impressive.”  Sanders, also speaks highly of the film’s director, Mario Van Peebles saying, “He’s very specific and detailed.  He’s an actors dream to work with.” Produced by Jackson’s company Cheetah Vision Films, the film stars 50 Cent as an All-American high school football star when his career is tragically jeopardized. Sanders, as his younger brother, Sean. Sanders is fresh off of filming David Fincher’s “The Social Network” opposite Rashida Jones and Jesse Eisenberg, the Alaskan native got his start in films like “American Gangster” opposite Oscar® winner Denzel Washington and the leading role in “The Least Among You” with Oscar® winner Lou Gossett, Jr.  This fall he starred in “Rock Steady,” a coming of age drama set in the world of stock-car dirt-track racing. Called “Hollywood’s newest find” by Starzlife, Sanders career is definitely on the fast track.  When talking about his race-car driver role in “Rock Steady” he said, “It’s a fun action comedy, but since I’m in it there’s a little drama too.” Sanders won an NAACP Theatre Awards for his stellar lead performance in “A Matter of Honor” and an Best Actor Award for “The Least Among You” at the SDBFF. In his personal life, he feels at peace as a young single man living in Los Angeles, and no wonder, Sanders has been spotted on red carpets all over town with gorgeous actress Tiffany Hines (Bones) and other Hollywood’s leading ladies.

4 responses so far ↓

  • 1 jay // May 8, 2010 at 3:06 pm

    50 is doing great things.

  • 2 Rashard Dunn // May 8, 2010 at 5:51 pm

    still casting??????

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  • 4 naomi hamm // May 12, 2010 at 1:25 pm

    I recently went (with a guy pal of mine) to see Jennifer Lopez’s latest offering. I am so sorry the title truly escapes me.

    Maybe I was more impressed by her and her costar then the film itself. I myself am not a believer in the mds playing God by planting the seed within the womb via a sperm bank and a needle. Yikes! What has this world come to? Who knows ; maybe its just me.

    Of course how else would a single and unattached female have a child with out such an extreme measure.

    If it were real life I would say. Young lady! go forth and adopt! Old-fashioned but well-intentioned.

    Do I recommend this one. Not really. Just stay home if you are that desperate and play a lousy or great game of chess.

    Or go out to the bowling alley.

    Unless if you like her that much maybe a night at the movies is just what you are in need of.

    Oh don’t forget the candy, coke and popcorn, okay!

    heres this goes a shout out goodbye and enjoy til next time we may come around together here this way……..

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