Remy Ma is making her acting debut in the upcoming BET+ film, American Gangster Presents: Big Fifty – The Delronda Hood Story , based on the true story of one of Detroit’s most notorious “queenpins.” The new trailer for the film is below.
In the film, Remy Ma stars as Big Fifty, aka Delrhonda Hood. The film, narrated by Big Fifty herself, is billed as “the unbelievable, true story” of Hood, described as a “bigger than life personality.” The film follows her journey through “the twists and turns of her past life from one one of Detroit’s most legendary Queenpins to her road to finding redemption.”
R&B singer Tank, Empire‘s Ta’Rhonda Jones, Raising Dion‘s Michael Anthony, comedian Pretty Vee and All American‘s Mike Merrill make up the main cast. Other cast members include All My Children‘s Debbi Morgan, American Soul‘s Marquita Goings and internet star Rolonda Rochelle, also making her theatrical debut.
Big Fifty is written by Gabrielle Collins and directed by award-winning radio broadcaster, writer, producer and director Russ Parr. Remy Ma will also have a new single, “The Godmother,” as the film’s title track.
The film is presented by BET series American Gangster, which aired a spinoff series, American Gangster: Trap Queens in 2019. The spinoff featured an episode about Big Fifty’s rise to prominence in the world of crime, her fall, and her redemption.
Big Fifty premieres on BET+ Sept. 30.