Eminem will star in a Showtime concert special in December. Footage will be shot next week when the superstar rapper rolls into New York’s Madison Square Garden as part of the Anger Management tour with 50 Cent and D12 in tow.
The as-yet-untitled special will be directed by Hamish Hamilton, a veteran of similar projects by U2, Madonna and Peter Gabriel, Most recently, he directed Showtime’s March 2005 special “One Night One Star: Usher Live.”
The Anger Management tour hits Bristow, Va.’s Nissan Pavilion tomorrow (Aug. 5). After the North American portion concludes Aug. 12 in Eminem’s Detroit hometown, the participants will take a two-week break before resuming the tour in Europe Sept. 1 in Hamburg.
Meanwhile, MTV will on Tuesday premiere the special “Inside Em & 50’s Anger Management Tour.” The program is available for immediate viewing on MTV’s broadband channel, Overdrive.