Jackson State Professor Cast in New Bruce Willis/50 Cent Film

Yohance Miles, a professor of theater at Jackson State University in Mississippi, has landed a plum acting role in the film Fire With Fire. The movie, which stars Bruce Willis and Curtis Jackson, a.k.a. 50 Cent, began shooting in New Orleans earlier this month. The action thriller is about a fireman who enters the witness protection program but is tracked down by violent criminals.

Miles is a native of Birmingham, Alabama. He holds a bachelor’s degree in theater arts from Alabama State University and a master of fine arts degree from Louisiana State University.