50 Cent announces G-Unit ribbon cutting festivities

50 Cent - G-Unit Film and Television Shreveport

Rapper, actor, television producer, and businessman, 50 Cent, announced the ribbon cutting dates for G-Unit Film & Television, Inc. in Shreveport, Louisiana. The ribbon cutting will feature a weekend of festivities April 19th through the 21st. The studio was previously known as Millenium Movie Studio before he agreed to lease the property in late 2023.

Additional announcements will share details regarding the weekend’s festivities. We’ll be sure to update this article once 50 Cent shares additional details.

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The Shreveport City Council voted 7-0 during its Tuesday session to introduce legislation that would allow Mayor Arceaneaux to sign a lease agreement for Millennium Movie Studio with Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson’s G-Unit Film & Television Louisiana LLC. The legislation allows the agreement to be voted on for approval in two weeks.

The potential lessee, G-Unit Film & Television Louisiana LLC, has expressed a profound interest in utilizing the city-owned property located at 300 Douglas St. for the operation of a state-of-the-art production studio. Additionally, they plan to advance and support various creative industries including film, sound, light, television, broadcasting, recording, and arts in the city.

Notably, the proposed lease encompasses all assets, including furniture, fixtures, and equipment currently situated within the studio premises.

Should the proposed terms be accepted as written, the lease agreement will span a duration of 30 years, with a lease payment set at $2,400 per year. There exists an option for renewal for an additional 15 years.

This agreement heralds a pivotal moment for Shreveport, underscoring the City Council’s dedication to fostering an environment conducive to innovation, creativity, and economic growth within the burgeoning entertainment industry.

Pending final approval, this lease agreement is poised to mark a significant stride forward in the ongoing development and expansion of Shreveport’s entertainment production footprint.

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Paul Savage, Jr.

Paul Savage, Jr. is a graduate of Centenary College of Louisiana and is the owner, founder, & designer of Savage Creative Solutions. Savage Creative Solutions is a full-service, integrated marketing agency headquartered in Shreveport, LA with a growing national footprint across multiple industries. Savage is a local marketing and communication professional, entrepreneur, and accomplished author. His debut memoir, "Diary of A Testicular Cancer Survivor," has been featured on Amazon's best-seller list.

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