After the success of ’8 Mile’ — with both Eminem fans and the world at large — it wouldn’t have been a big surprise if Marshall Mathers made a big career change. The film came close to making triple what it cost in the domestic gross alone. Stephanie Zacharek raved about Eminem’s complexity; Roger Ebert said he was “convincing without being electric.” But that was it for Mr. Mathers. He told the fictionalized version of his story, then bid adieu to the big screen.
But now, eight years later, Eminem is primed to make his return — a sexy return at that. It’s not a highly personal tale, nor an ’8 Mile’ sequel, but rather Fernando Meirelles’ upcoming sex-themed drama, ’360,’ placing him face to face with some of Hollywood’s best talent.
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