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N.W.A. biopic finds its Dr. Dre, Eazy-E and Ice Cube
N.W.A. biopic finds its Dr. Dre, Eazy-E and Ice Cube

It's been a winding path for "Straight Outta Compton," Universal's biopic about the groundbreaking gangsta-rap group N.W.A., but the film has taken a significant step forward by casting its three leading men, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Classically trained actor Marcus Callender will play Dr. Dre; relative unknown Jason Mitchell will play Eazy-E; and Ice Cube's son, O'Shea Jackson Jr., will play his father, THR reports. Cube, Dre and Eazy-E's widow, Tomica Wright, who have cast and script approval, are said to have signed off on the trio of newcomers. ------------ FOR THE RECORD Universal announced June 18 that Corey Hawkins will play...

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