Andre 3000 Shoots Hoops With Will Ferrell In New Flick

Andre 3000 Shoots Hoops With Will Ferrell In New Flick

Outkast's Andre "3000" Benjamin is set to join comedian Will Ferrell (Talladega Nights) in an upcoming basketball comedy entitled, "Semi-Pro."

Produced by New Line Cinema, the film is set in the 70s and centers around Ferrell's character, Jackie Moon, the owner-coach-player of the American Basketball Association's fictional Flint Michigan Tropics. Moon strives to bring his team to the next level throughout the flick. Meanwhile, Andre will incarnate the star of the team, a stylish ladies man type. Woody Harrelson has also been cast for the project. Kent Alterman, former New Line executive, will make his directorial debut by helming the project.

In the past few years, Andre has starred in an increasing amount of films and sharing screen time with Hollywood heavyweights. His more recent projects include 2005's Revolver, 2005's Four Brothers, 2005's Be Cool and 2006's Idlewild.

In related news, Dre has been doing more and more rapping as of late. After appearing on DJ Unk's "Walk It Out" remix alongside Jim Jones, reports say that he and Dipset's Capo are set to appear on Rich Boy's "Throw Some D's" remix as well. The ATLien will also appear on a remix of R&B singer Lloyd's current hit song, "I Want You."

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