50 Cent Goes Blind in ‘Odd Thomas’

The final piece of the Odd Thomas casting puzzle is complete, as Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson has signed on to join Stephen Sommers’ adaptation of Dean Koontz’s bestselling novel, writes Variety.

Anton Yelchin stars in the supernatural thriller as a clairvoyant short-order cook who encounters a mysterious man with a link to dark forces. Jackson will play Shamus Cocobolo, a blind deejay who helps the titular hero uncover a Satanic plot.

Addison Timlin, Willem Dafoe, Patton Oswalt, Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Nico Tortorella co-star.

Fusion Films partners John Baldecchi and Howard Kaplan are producing along with Sommers, who adapted the screenplay.

“Odd Thomas” is scheduled to start production imminently in Santa Fe, N.M.