Robert DeNiro has just signed on to the cop drama Freelancers.says Deadline.
50 Cent AKA Curtis Jackson stars as the son of a slain NYPD officer who is taken under the wing of his father's former partner Captain Vic Sarcone (De Niro) and joins his rogue task force.
Forest Whitaker (Bird, Ghost Dog) is in talks for a role in the film.
Philippe Casseus wrote the script from which Jessy Terrero directs.
Filming kicks off April 18th in New Orleans.