Game Signs On To Play Vicious Criminal In 'Waist Deep'

Co-Star Tyrese describes film as 'L.A.-West-Coast-we-back-in-the-streets story.'

He's already completed The Documentary — so now it's time for a feature. Game has signed on to play a vicious criminal leader named Meat in the forthcoming "Waist Deep."

The film, an urban action-thriller written and directed by Vondie Curtis-Hall ("Redemption," "Gridlock'd," and, er, "Glitter"), already features Tyrese, Meagan Good and Larenz Tate.

"Waist Deep" follows the story of ex-con O2 (Tyrese), who is trying to go straight for the sake of his son. But like so many celluloid ex-cons before him, he's forced to go outside the law one more time, and with good reason: Meat (Game) has carjacked and kidnapped O2's son.

O2's cousin (Tate) is caught between two worlds and proves to be little help, so Coco (Good), a street-smart hustler, steps in. Of course, with an underworld plotline and a woman on the scene, you can expect "Waist Deep" to evoke more than a little "Bonnie and Clyde" romanticism.

Or, to let Tyrese explain the movie in his own words: "It's gonna be an 'L.A.-West-Coast-we-back-in-the-streets' story."

Game made his cinematic debut earlier this year in "Millionaire Boys Club" (see "Game Calls His First Onscreen Sex Scene 'Rough And Rugged' ").

"Waist Deep" is slated for release in 2006.

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