Ice Cube Says Casting For The N.W.A. Biopic ‘Straight Outta Compton’ Starts Tomorrow

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By: Stacy-Ann Ellis / January 7, 2014

Get your audition spiels ready. While doing a promo tour with Kevin Hart for the new movie Ride Along, Ice Cube shared that the gears for the N.W.A. movie Straight Outta Compton are indeed moving forward. Casting for the biopic begins tomorrow, Jan. 8. “The neighborhood influenced N.W.A., and then N.W.A. influenced the neighborhood,” he told MTV. “That’s what we’re trying to portray.” F. Gary Gray will be directing, Jonathan Herman is writing the script and Ice Cube, Eazy’s widow Tomica Woods, Dr. Dre (under his Crucial Films company) and Will Packer will take on production duties. Watch the sit-down above.