American rapper, actor and filmmaker, Curtis Jackson popularly known as 50 Cent expressed interest in doing a series on convicted Nigerian fraudsters, Ramon Abbas, aka Hushpuppi, actors and other Nigerians asked to let a Nigerian play the title. the character
On Wednesday, November 9, 2022, the rapper wrote on social media: “For my cheaters, I have to do this. Hushpuppi series coming soon! GLG GreenLightGang. I don’t miss it.”
Commenting on the post, popular actress, Deyemi Okanlawon, revealed that she was ready to audition for the role. He wrote: “Yo @50cent… I would love to audition for Hushpuppi.”
Actor Uche Jombo also requested that a Nigerian be given the chance to play the role. He wrote: “Please give a Nigerian actor a chance to play this character.”
Another actress, Ini Edo, added: “Bring it on. We’re here for it. We love ‘Power’ by the way. (There are) Nigerian talents you should check out.”
Another commenter, Babs Ayandayo @bigdayo23, wrote in part: “Doing this is not bad; where Nigerians will have a problem telling this story without using Nigerian actors. You need to…”
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