Dr. Dre Reveals Release Date and Actors for N.W.A Biopic

The release date for the N.W.A. biopic “Straight Outta Compton” has finally been announced. Dr. Dre revealed the date yesterday on his Twitter account and included a photo of himself, Ice Cube, and director F. Gary Gray, with the film’s three lead actors.

Dre will be played by Corey Hawkins (“Non-Stop”, “Iron Man 3”), Cube by his 23-year-old son, O’Shea Jackson Jr., and Eazy-E by Jason Mitchell (“Broken City”, “Contraband”).
Gray has previously directed movies such as “Set If Off,” “The Italian Job,” and “Friday.” Cube and Dre will serve as executive producers for the biopic.
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