Has Mos Def Gone Hollywood?
Mos Def says he’s not the Tinseltown type. Hard to believe, considering that he’s already been seen on the silver screen alongside such luminaries as Halle Berry, Billy Bob Thornton and Eddie Murphy, his current flick “Brown Sugar” just debuted at #3 and he’s signed on for a potential blockbuster with Mark Wahlberg, Edward Norton and Charlize Theron. “I don’t know too much about Hollywood,” he said a few weeks ago on the set of his video for the song “Brown Sugar.” “I only go out there when they give me money, and I leave.” Mos must be raking in the dough, because he isn’t leaving anytime soon. He’s currently filming the remake of the 1969 Michael Caine heist film “The Italian Job” with director F. Gary Gray and an ensemble cast that includes the aforementioned Wahlberg, Norton and Theron. “I play a explosive specialist called Left Side, and he’s deaf in one ear,” he said of his role. “I’m excited about it. I think it’s gonna be a big deal. But you know, it’s a 50/50 [chance] with the