January 7th, 2011
11:27 AM ET
Eminem and 'Random Acts of Violence'
Eminem is getting ready to make a comeback on the big screen. The rapper is set to star in the upcoming crime thriller "Random Acts of Violence."
According to the Hollywood Reporter, the project, which has been in development for four years, centers on a just-out-of-prison ex-con who struggles to stay on the right side of the law while being pressured by the shady people from his past. Meanwhile, the FBI is attempting to recruit him to help bring down the bad guys.
Update 1/7, 6:35 p.m. : A rep for the rapper tells CNN that "Eminem's producing team, including his manager Paul Rosenberg, have been developing this project for some time. Everyone involved hopes that it comes to fruition and the film goes into production, but as of right now nothing is set in stone and there is no firm start date.”
Besides "Random Acts of Violence," Eminem—whose last movie was 2002's "8 Mile"—is also set to headline the boxing drama "Southpaw."
Deadline.com reports that the film will feature the 38-year-old star as a welterweight boxer who struggles to fight his way back to the top after a tragedy.
"He is very interested in the boxing genre, and it seemed like an apt metaphor, because his own life has been a brawl," says the film's screenwriter, Kurt Sutter. "In a way, this is a continuation of the '8 Mile' story, but rather than a literal biography, we are doing a metaphorical narrative of the second chapter of his life."
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Way to go EM!!! Will be nice to see you in a movie after a long time. Lurved 8 Miles and will definetely watch this one....
If cube can do it then let him try!!!!
I love him. He is the greatest. I love wat he to say and to see him in a movie, its goin to be great. I will definatley goin to go and see that movie.
One white chick that would love to be his wifey!
Eminem is the one and only white rapper that i really enjoy watching and listening to i have his movie and all his music my son loves to listen to his music with the bass turned up so for all u haters sorry about ur luck there is one white chick that would love to be his wifey love ya em congrats
So im thinking tht this wil be great i lik his music nd now i wil ge great to c him in a movie cas then i can wacth it ova nd ova it has been a long time since he has ben in a movie cas i wud enjoy the momennt
I think if he uses his life to help others, even if through the movies, then he is doing more than most. We should all strive to find our purpose in life & make a difference... even if it is sharing our story to encourage others. Life's a series of actions.. anyone can talk..
sounds like a movie i wanna see. i love eminem and have the utmost respect for him as he speaks the truth in what he raps. and for a man to have been through the crap that he has and STILL keep pushing through.... that takes a lot of heart, blood, sweat, and tears i see a few haters on here. i would love to see you guys try to reach marshall's status. it would take five lifetime's for you to do so. and shady man, you realize the albums you use to keep warm by burning, i hope you realize that by buying them in the first place, you're supporting him 😉
I think it good he's back on the big screen. I hope it goes well for him as everything else so far..........
Forget about boxing make a 8 mile 2 the first one was great so make a second
Boxing is lame and raping to boxing does not mix
Ok seriously! f%)& all u dam haters! u people just have no life of ur own so u go and try to ruin others. not cool. i bet none of u could ever be as successful as him! and as for u wikileaks.......go f*** urself. eminem is one of the best rappers and his many fans adore him. so if you cant get over that, then dont waste ur time. I LOVE YOU EMINEM(MARSHALL)!!! KEEP DOIN WHAT U DO AND LIFE WILL BE GREAT FOR ALL UR FANSSSS AND U(:(:(: ~Carmen(:
Ightt what I think is that I'm happy Eminem is makin a new movie good move for his carerr and his new album he can put some new songs into the movie
Knock it out the park Em! Rock it till the wheels fall off! I love what you do for rap and the city of Detroit!
Seriously people? Rap is an expression same as rock, hip hop, techo, country. Just so you know if rap wasnt allowed than neither should any other form of music be allowed. How quiet would the world be then? I'm just saying let him sing the way he does and your favorite artists can sing the way they do. Oh and I thought it said that production hasnt started yet let me know if I'm mistaken.
Looking forward to this one.:)
actually the quote is:
300,000,000 sperm and you're the one that got thru. «Jeff Dunham & Walter» Which you obviously just saw in one of my previous posts.
I can applaud anyone whos willing to bare it all to the world. wether he raps or acts ..he puts himself in a place where millions will critisize him, And it wont matter...because opinion is just that. but fact is... hes made it where others have failed....and im sure his ego isnt hurting anymore than his bank account when he hears or reads the comments from those less fortunate souls. 300,000,000 million sperm and hes the one that got rich.....(a joke told much better by jeff dunham and his puppet walter by the way) i like his music not for its beats..but for the way hes able to string his words together and imput his own life experience. its truth...and its real. better than those like kanye west with hyped up stories of a life never lived. kudos to the lil freak for making it big! for those who are over critical and calling it crap...i see ur still reading blogs while hes out probably making another song....so cry urself to sleep.
Keep bringing ur lyrics with actual words and something to say. buck all that fist pumping and repeat hell yyyeahhh. do ur thing dog.
I hate vewing this on my phone when i click down to read moree it brings me to the bottom of the page and takes forevver to get back up and when i bring it back it does the same thing agin
Em is agood rapper. he has been through something, so he has something to (talk)about.without haters Em wouldnt be wher he is now.haters can't killem so you live witem.they make u stressed-get m off your chest etc.etc.
He is the best the movie 8 mile is fantastic and wikileaks f*** u ill say it again f*** u
And so what if he's white? who are you to judge him by his color? And what if he acts black? he's the one making millions by a few lyrics.
He did pretty good in 8 mile
I love him. Any one who doesn't r just haters.
I like E he is one of the greatest of his time goodluck on the movies
Stop hatin people!!! m good job and keep getting that money!!! ya dig!!!!
"Typing out loud" ?? you are without a doubt the biggest Ph uck tard I have EVER created! That is absolutely the LAST time I smoke cr ack just before I let your parents 'bang uglies' 3,000,000
spe rm and YOU'RE the one that got thru??
"Typing out loud" you are without a doubt the biggest phucktard I have EVER created...that's the LAST time I EVER smoke dope just before I have your parents 'bang uglies'. 3,000,000 sperm and YOU'RE the one that got thru?? Never again!
Em is one of the best rappers of our century! He should be ranked up there with the greats like B.I.G and Tupac! and since i was 17 i have been in love with this man!! And i believe that anyone that doesnt think that is a hater!!!
eminem might release a new album in 2011!
eminem has been through alot and im glad dat now hes doin so much better 4 himself and his fans! hes always been my favorite since i first heard his music! Dont worry about ur haters Marshall they just lik dat cuz they cant b lik u! Shout out 2 Eminem and my boyz in Chicago!
Sell out....go back to 8 mile and pan handle. It's a shame you can't just go out like a hero, but rather just change image to sell more albums. I will keep warm burning your albums.
Great job on your comeback man! I've been a fan since "The Slim Shady LP" and look forward to anything new that you come out with. "Recovery" is possibly your greatest album to date, mainly because of the power and inspiration that it sends out. "Not Afraid", "Going Through Changes" and "No Love" are some of my favorites on the album. Good Luck in all your future endeavors! Fan4Life!
You posting the things you have said is halarious are any of you reading what your typing out loud your either hating on someone who has like a million times more money than you or your obsessed with someone whos never known hard work for a little bit of money hes a rapper slash actor he didnt go into a burning building and save twenty children hes a rapper! Im not saying hes not good im just saying you all are dumb
What exactly is acting or talking black, no such thing as that(I'm mixed). Its talking proper english or talking slang, duhh!! FOr the record EM IS THA BEST RAPPER HANDS DOWN!! So stop hatin....
EM is flipping amazing he may not be the best at movies but the man does what he do and for yall who is haten on him can just cram it up yalls .......
At the end of the day Eminem is an award winning artist whose music is available virtually anywhere and all the people commenting negative things about him are just low or moderatly successful people who no one really knows exists(except for the people around them of course). So before you whine about how awful he is you better look at yourself in the mirror because your not the one who people will remember he is. Everything you do is amazing ..when you made a come back you took the world by storm ..im trust you will continue to move up and forward I send you much love and"prosperity your fan Jasmine Brunson
Em shake the haters off... theyre mad cuz theyre stuck with dead end jobs flipping burgers at mickey d's... you do your thing ive listened to u from the begining you got a true ass fan here peace!!!!
Dont you guys know it's 2011 and it ain't cool for white people so sound black any more! reading ur comments make me sick! a bunch of wanna-be's from nowhereville trying to act cool!
i love Eminem...n whatever he does i will always support from his first day keep up the good work
melissa #1 fan
He's white, he raps, he's good @ it and has many loyal listeners. He must be doing something right. Love u Rabbit!! Keep doing ur thing.
He's white, he raps, he's good @ it and have many loyal listeners. He must be doing something right. Love u Rabbit!! Keep doing ur thing.
Forgot to mention he also legally adopted two other daughter's one who was originally his niece (his ex-wife's sister's kid) and another, his ex-wife's child by ANOTHER MAN! In addition he is the legal guardian of his younger 1/2 brother Nathan. (how many of you judging him would step-up to the plate & do the same?) All of whom, you'd also know full well he loves & respects very much, if you really listen to his lyrics!
To all the haters : Eminem is an award winning artist and lyric writer. He keeps it real and even puts himself out there as much as possible, the negative side as well as the positive side. Listen to his lyrics, I mean REALLY listen to them... he criticizes AND pokes fun at himself as much as he does anyone else! The man is real and I give him a lot of credit. And he's got the balls to call out anyone and anything that's on his mind whether it's serious or tongue-in-cheek.
Listening to his lyrics you'd also know how very much he loves and adores his daughter Haley. He's FAR from the famous Recording Artist/star who believes their duty as a parent begins and ends with a check mailed once a month.
As far as the snips about he's really from the suburbs...blah blah blah... only lived in the inner city for 3 yrs blah blah blah...
Yea so think about that rocket scientists...for whom would it EASIER to survive life and make it in an "inner city" someone who's spent their whole lives living there and grew up in a "bad ass" environment to begin with or someone who did not but easily and readily adapted to that environment and not only survived but came out on top?
Would you rather we drop you off in the middle of Afghanistan with or without intense training in warfare and survival? And whom would you expect would be most likely to survive there the person WITH experience and training or the one with none of either functioning solely on their own instincts, cognition and inner strength?
Congrats to Marshall on everything from his career, performance & entertainment achievements & accomplishments to his personal achievements & accomplishments as well.
Rock on Shady!
I agree with u 100% k nwk
Rap isn't the worst form of art in the history! You sound like u play the race card! Just as well u don't like rap music I myself find rock music & technal a waste of art with no meaning but I would not say its the worst form of art in history its just not my taste or do I understand it! If you don't like rap don't listen to it like I don't listen to rock or technal music u idot!! I think he's the most successful white person I ever seen 4 making rap his occupation & being successful doing it not to mention he's paid & ur broke a$$ not! Grow up b4 u speak on a topic of rap & don't know much about it u jerk or who else has something bad to say about the black culture stupid
Em sucks EYEDEA is the best rapper n he was white. listen 2 EYEDEA rip
Em sucks EYEDEA is the best rapper n he was white. listen 2 EYEDEA
Go white boy go white boy go j kiz from blitsburgh pa. Maaan
Good for him better for us talent is what he has and it's far reaching i knew he would be around for years to come when i heard his 1st cd people told me i was nut's lol keep serveing them mr.matther's good job
Im 50plus i luv him 2
Good job dude keep on living it up you will succeded
do your thing em and if u come back maybe u would have other rapper step there game rap,act,and get money
iCAN'T WAiT,,iLiTERALLY WATCHED 8MiLE A THOUSAND TiMES,,& EVERBODY KNOWS HE'S THE BEST RAPPER NO BODY CAN TOUCH HiM : )
I luv EMINEM he is good and i think he will be better in FILM than MUSIC .I LUV U EMINEM
forget all the haters he's a better rapper than u all ever b
He is great, his lyrics help me through all the crap that life drops on me.. So all ya'll haters need get a life and stop trying to put him down. Thank you.. (:
Em is one if the best there is and always will be. he pours his heart and soul into his work and to anyone who doesnt agree, kick rocks lets see you do it!
WHO CARES WHERE HE COMES FROM! THE MAN IS GOT TALENT!! AND HE IS VERY ATTRACTIVE... 😉 definitely have to see this film if it does come out.
The real slim shady fan
I can't wait I love him and if u don't like him don't tell me I am stupid anything like that
Whether u like him or not em is a great artist. I never understood when people say that an artist or a song changed their outlook on life but in a way after listening to his latest album i can sort of understand it. I have always struggled with addiction and after listening to his fight to get better i begun my own journey to sobriety. The song with rhianna "love the way you lie" also holds much meaning to me. It sounds f***ed up but my relationship with my boyfriend is as screwed up as the one described in that song. I thought it wasjust me and that i was crazy to love someone so much and yet fight so irrationally. Anyway i know this ounds corney but what im trying to say is whether u like him or not he has had an impact on peoples live respect the man for that
Just saying it cause the Fact is : we do not impose upon how Good eminem is We Are 4 the art of expression...what is deep in the Souls of all of you whom MARSHALL GETS THE WORDS FROM WHAT YOU HIS FANS SHOW HIM AND "THAT MOVIE MARSHALL 'live n' let die' really keeps his mind focused on that and his life issues He does care about our JoBs for all us united state born citizens and cares about Africa & Egypt but most of all The Newly engaged cupl Prince William asked Snoop Dogg but I know eminem wants to be a part of it too.........u go mathers.....wooohoo........
"marshall u go out into the deep deep BLUE WATERS of the FILM REVIEWeR?s& critics and Show & prove cause HE Can always go on vacation and not have one ounce of hurt to his character. HE FROM THE DA STREETZ YA HEARD "WORD~UP YA-all..........peace to ur family eminem*Hi hailey...........
Can't wait to see the new movie. I think it would be great. With his music, he is a genius. His music has a message about what he has been through. It is not easy to open up ur past like that. Keep up the great work.
I hear a lot of haters that seem to have a bad case of diareah of the mouth. He is the best rapper of all time and the only reason most of you can't realize it is cuz he's white. I'm from the same area of Michigan as Eminem and maybe you would understand it a little better if your heads weren't burried in the sand! If you don't like him quit waisting your time and get a life! Our great country has givin us the freedom of speech, but if you don't enjoy what he's about than STOP listening.
He is not the best rapper of all time and rap music sucks anyway I'm not hating on him some of his stuff is acually good but the best rapper of all tie he's not when u have the likes of run dmc the biesties ll cool j 2pac and biggie. 8mile was a cool movie but rappers need to rap snd just let actors act
Keep doing good.
I jus love eminem,anthing he do he do it well...bests rapper of all time.....# 1 fan Mz T Money..
E hater , you suck ! You couldn't even be in his shoes. listen to his songs you'd knoe why he disses her.
Awesume!! bout time you made a come back Em, you are a great music artist glad you turned it around. Luv Ya!
I love it, looking forward it. Much love always.
Ha ha ha laughing at u hater let the man do him n u do u
Man everything i am hearing is a bunch of bs em is the reason alot of ppl believe in theirself so em keep doing ur thang u got luv in nap town from laundry room records
Thank god for em, otherwise no one could believe in one's self. A profound statement from another great mind. Big things going on at dirty filthy laundry clowns records.
Good job Em, rap aint my thing but, I enjoy your music
Eminem aka Marshall Mathers. Sucks! Any time u dis your mom u deserve anything bad in your life.
Hip Hop is the number one artform known to man,and the only music all races enjoy.Rap mirrors Martin Luther King jr's dream.
Yes, this is exactly what MLK Jr had in mind when he said, " I have a dream.... " People laugh at you behind your back.
Everything you do is amazing ..when you made a come back you took the world by storm ..im trust you will continue to move up and forward I send you much love and"prosperity your fan Aquanette Rodriguez
At the end of the day Eminem is an award winning artist whose music is available virtually anywhere and all the people commenting negative things about him are just low or moderatly successful people who no one really knows exists(except for the people around them of course). So before you whine about how awful he is you better look at yourself in the mirror because your not the one who people will remember he is.
I cant wait to see what else he will sing i absolutly love his songs
Em owned 2010 and these movies of his are very promising ones. It's definitely an answer to my prayers since he killed it in 8 Mile. Fight on, Em...don't back down!
I did not like rap music at all. until my daughter had me listen to em. the man is a lyrical genuis.and i own 8 mile the movie. and i will watch his new movies. em opened my mind to rap music. ( not all rap mind you). but a lot of it. and em did this me a 45 year old ex bull rider. yea im a cowboy. that my friendr is the power of his music lyrics.. em broke a barrier the good way. if my country ass can change. so can we all. thank you EM. for opening my eye's and my heart with your music. you deserve all your sucess.
If you don't like eminem don't comment on the story.If you like him,well good for you. I don't necessarily favor his music and I doubt I'll watch this movie,but I respect him as an artist and for having a successful career.
Let us not make general statements as such. For all black people do not speak during the film. Such as all broke persons such as yourself are not such haters
I am looking forward to the new movie, his lyrics are awesome.
Wow alot of hater in here. who care where he from. He made it to the top! can't stand hater get a life folk.
Give em hell, Em.
this dude is from the suburbs. he lived in detroit for three years. its not a bad city folks. if you want bad then fly to somalia. that will teach you things you never knew existed. way beyond white kids from a small town.
I'm.looking forward to it. he has awesome raw talent!
@Cosmotologist, M&M is a trademarked name, that's why he spells it the way he does.Check the spelling of your name.
I think youll do great in the next movie! all your music is great. nothing against other rappers.. but your music is about the real thing and situations threw life. not bout 40s blunts and bit#&es. the movie 8 mile was great right outta detroit! i have the dvd and watch it still. youll do great in upcoming film. go gettem and f@@% all the haters. much love!
Eminem IS REAL. HE FOUGHT HIS DEMONS AND HE TOOK THE HARDEST STEP IN LIFE: OVERCOMING ADDICTION AND I APPLAUDE HIM AND RESPECT HIM FOR IT. HE CAN SING, RAP AND ACT AND HOPE HE FINDS HAPPINESS AND RIGHT WOMAN TO SUPPORT HIM FOR HIM, NOT FOR HIS FAME BUT FOR HIM. CONGRATULATIONS. KEEP IT UP
Eminem, You do the damn thing i'm proud of you for making a come back and putting all your trials and tribulation behind you. Your new movies will be very good,and oh yeah I Love You your my favorite rapper(( Muuawwwh))
he keeps spelling it wrong. the correct spelling is M&M. seems like he would be smart enouigh to spell his own name. gorsh.
I think that it's going to be one of the best movies in 2011 because eminem is great at everything.
You guys know he's from the subarbs right?
8 mile and Gratiot is not the suburbs...learn what you are talking about.
Eminem is one of the best rappers we have ever seen, i cant wait to see the new movies
What is the correlation between rapping and acting? Oh ,right, there isn't one and you are just a moron. Gotcha.
Detroit city what put us back on the map
You're nothing more than a f*****g suburbanite. A poseur. Keep it real, biatch!
Well at least he has somthing to be known as instead of just that rapper...
Really dislike his music genre, however in fairness, he did a respectable job in 8 mile. Have family up in the vicinity and represented it well I heard.
I might even see this...hopefully no rap in it and just a non music film.
Eminem is good at what he does. i give him prompts. keep up the good wrk.
I think hell do awesome cant wait to see it:)
Actually... Em had a cameo in the movie "Funny People."
I think he should do acting i thought he was great in 8 mile he has come a long way in his life and i say go for it
hmm! Kinda luv dis
Keep doin your thang
I like Eminem because he is very good at what he does, rapping/singing, but i don't think he is very good @ acting, However, he might do better in his next flick & yes i will watch whatever movie he is in just to see how it turns out. wouldn't you want to know how it turns out? you don't have to be a big fan. all i have to say is good 4 him, he has come up a long way! best MC in the world!
Never heard this plot before
I always like seeing somehow go from rags to riches, but rap is the worst form of art in history.
No doubt your great granddad said the same thing about "Rock N Roll": "It's trash, it's a fad, it's not real music."
I am not a fan of rap, but I am not a hater either.
why won't he just go away.
It's so funny to hear a nobody say that about a world famous,rich, award winning artist! When you go away no one will even notice so keep on hating loser it's all you have
I have information on Silverado: he is a white trash test-tube baby that idolizes a "man" that lived in his mother's trailer until he was 27 years old. Sounds like you could use a little more hate. How pitiful.
how about you go die?
Keep on pushing and doing ur thing
Eminem looks old in this picture...
Everyone gets old dummy. Including you! Don't worry people will talk about how old you look in pictures too
our salon has been covered over today. weve been super busy. i wonder if this is why. maybe ther is going to be a big movie premier this weekend. just thought you would enjoy the scoop.
You are a stupid skeezer. What "scoop" are you referring too!? You don't even say what city or state you're in.
I have information on this kunt: she's a moron. Thought you would enjoy the scoop.
Cool.. Keepin' it real dog. Shout out from NW Ohio in the house. Peace.
I have information on cavemanstyle: he is also white trash. As well as poor, closeted queen, and mentally disabled. In the house!!
It's Kurt Sutter not Karl.
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