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    Posted on Jun 19, 2014

    Meet The Guys Playing N.W.A. In The New Biopic "Straight Outta Compton"

    90's gangsta rap is on it's way to a theatre near you.

    Wednesday, Ice Cube tweeted a photo of the lead actors of the upcoming N.W.A. biopic, Straight Out of Compton: Jason Mitchell, Corey Hawkins, and O’Shea Jackson.

    Finally found the cast for the NWA movie. Me, Gary Gray, Dre w/ Cube, Eazy & Dre #StraightOuttaCompton coming 8/14/15

    Ice Cube@icecube

    Finally found the cast for the NWA movie. Me, Gary Gray, Dre w/

    Cube, Eazy & Dre #StraightOuttaCompton coming 8/14/15

    2:03 PM - 18 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    The film will be directed by F. Gary Gray, who previously helmed Friday and The Italian Job. (Gray stands between Ice Cube and Dr. Dre in the new photo.)

    Sarah Jaye / Getty Images

    Jason Mitchell, who's played small roles in Contraband and Broken City, landed the lead role as Eazy-E.

    Via imdb.com

    And Cube will be played by his son O'Shea Jackson, Jr.

    Corey Hawkins, Wu is Dead, Iron Man 3, and Romeo and Juliet, will star as Dr. Dre.

    Jason Kempin / Getty Images

    The film is set to hit theaters August 14, 2015.

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