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Dr. Dre is getting ready produce a film!

According to Variety, Dr. Dre is set to co-produce the horror thriller “Thaw” for the Crucial Films . The movie is about an “ancient evil that emerges from the rapidly melting ice in the Yukon.”

Dre is no stranger to the movie business, with a resume that includes acting appearances in the 1996 heist flick “Set It Off,” as well as turns in the comedy “The Wash” and cop drama “Training Day.” He announced a deal in 2007 to team with New Line Cinema’s Crucial Films to produce a series of dark comedies and horror films and “Thaw” would be the first effort under that agreement.

But that’s not the ownly thing Dre is up to, according to reports, HTC, the company that bought a majority stake in his Beats By Dr. Dre headphones, there are talks in regard to acquiring the popular online music service MOG.

And, of course, Dre is also still working on his long-promised Detox album. Rick Ross recently told MTV News that he had joined the likes of Eminem, Snoop Dogg, Jay-Z, 50 Cent and Nas as a contributor
 to the top secret project.

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