N.W.A biopic cast revealed; Shooting begins in August

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NEW YORK (PIX11) –It’s been over five years but Ice Cube is finally revealing the cast for the upcoming NWA flick.

The gangsta rap pioneers will be brought to the big screen in a biopic called “Straight Out of Compton.”

Ice Cube, Dr. Dre, and Eazy-E’s widow, Tomica Wright, have given approval for the three actors that will star in the film.

Cube will be played by his son, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Marcus Callender will star as Dre, and Eazy-E will be played by Jason Mitchell.

“Straight Outta Compton” will begin shooting in August.