NWA BIOPIC ‘STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON’ CAST CONFIRMED

June 16, 2014 The Unbiased Writer

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Big news for all you hip-hop fans out there! According to the Hollywood Reporter, the lead roles in the long awaited NWA biopic, Straight Outta Compton, have been cast. The film is set to tell the story of the hip-hop trio comprised of Dr Dre, Ice Cube and the late Eazy E. Ice Cube‘s son O’Shea Jackson Jr will play a teenage version of his father, while Dre will be played by the classically-trained newcomer Marcus Callender. Alum of New York’s Shakespeare Lab at the Public Theater, Callender’s screen credits include the pilot for Steve Zaillian’s Criminal Justice on HBO and CBS series Blue Bloods and Elementary. Lastly, Jason Mitchell  landed the role of Eazy-E after an out-of-the-park screen test. As of now, limited information has been revealed so you’ll have to check back for more. Be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section!

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