Universal Pictures has bought the rights to the spec script Live Bet to star Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson, who will also co-produce the film under his G-Unit label.

Written by brothers Charley and Vlas Parlapanides, the story, according to The Hollywood Reporter, is described as a character-based heist film and is based on the actual existence of underground clubs in Manhattan that place bets and wagers on illegal car racing.

No production dates have been set for Live Bet.