Joy Bryant will co-star with 50 Cent in the action-comedy film formerly titled "Locked and Loaded," Variety reports. The film is being produced for Paramount and MTV; Jim Sheridan will direct. The film tells the story of a drug dealer who turns away from crime to pursue a career in music. Bryant has also starred in "Antwone Fisher," "Honey," "Badasssss!" and the forthcoming "The Skeleton Key."