(nee Curtis James Jackson III
) is taking his burgeoning acting career very seriously ... as is plainly evident in new photos that show that Fitty dropped 54 pounds in just about 9 weeks for an upcoming film project
. 50 Cent
has been cast to play a cancer-stricken football player in the film Things Fall Apart
... and this is what he looks like these days:
These shocking pictures look like a homeless man who has not eaten ...