Ja Rule Assault On Precinct

Slicksno.com - Ja RuleJa Rule has signed on to star as “Smiley,” in the remake of the 1976 film “Assault On Precinct 13.”

Ja will star opposite of Lawrence Fishburne and Ethan Hawke in the Jean-Francois Richet directed remake.

The plot centers around a mobster played by Fishburne, who is locked up in Precinct 13, a police station that is about to close on New Year’s Eve.

Ja Rule plays a small time criminal who becomes part of the gang trying to free the mobster from jail.

Ethan Hawke’s character attempts to stop the assault by commandeering a unit of police to defend the station.

The movie is scheduled to hit theaters in 2005.