While everyone rushes to put the breaks on the Aaliyah biopic the makers of the NWA biopic are moving full speed ahead. Ice Cube, director F Gary Gray (Friday), and Dr. Dre revealed some of the cast of the Universal film.
Dr. Dre is being portrayed by a classically trained actor by the name of Marcus Callender, Ice Cube’s son Oshea Jr. will play his famous pops and the role of Eazy E is played by actor Jason Mitchell.
Ice Cube tweeted the picture saying:
“Finally found the cast for the NWA movie. Me, Gary Gray, Dre w/ Cube, Eazy & Dre #StraightOuttaCompton coming 8/14/15,”
Production is set to begin this summer and they are still looking for the actors that will play DJ Yella and MC Ren.