Stallone Defends Casting 50 Cent In Whitaker Role

Hollywood tough guy SYLVESTER STALLONE has defended his decision to cast rapper 50 CENT in his forthcoming movie THE EXPENDABLES - after fans slammed the casting call in an online forum.
The Rocky veteran is currently shooting the all-star action film The Expendables in Brazil, which sees some of Tinsletown's most notorious action stars team up, including Jet Li, Mickey Rourke and Jason Statham.
Forest Whitaker was also slated to appear in the movie as Agent Will Sands, but was forced to drop out due to scheduling conflicts after shooting on the Stallone's film was pushed back.
Stallone approached 50 Cent to take on the role, but the decision has come under fire from film fans who suggest the star isn't a credible actor.
Now, the the star has taken to his forum, StalloneZone, to assure fans he will guide the hip-hop star through the role.
Stallone writes to the forum's administrator, "Please tell the loyal followers to be positive not negative in their feedback. I am not self-destructive. The anger of the casting of 50 Cent is understandable, but not fair.
"A player is only as good as his coach. If a man can communicate in one medium, he can communicate in another if his strengths are brought out and he has the support of well-wishers. So, trust me, the change of Forest Whitaker to 50 Cent AKA Curtis Jackson is a good one."


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oh stop hating and sit back and enjoy the show....lol
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Hi! im Peruvian,im really interesting about this, because im really good acting, and i ever put all of my part, and im a lover of harry potter books, so i love J.K Rolling.I know what i like, and i have all, you need, if dont what im going to do, but finally i will get it, whatever you want.I know that you like some one with personality, so, well if you have a really interesting roll, im the perfect one, trust me! :)well bye and,contact me!, and i will be there.
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we should always think positively,have a positive outlook in everything we do so that everything will turn out right, if we harden our heart for what others want to achieve then whats the use of living here in this planet for???
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oh, get over it, already. sly, you can hire and fire anyone you so choose. whoever makes the best choice. i have been a fan of yours since the first rocky. you have not made a bad decision yet. course i may be a little bias. don't worry what other people say. do what you have to do. you go boy!!!!
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