Straight Outta Compton
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Involved cast

Alexandra Shipp




F. Gary Gray




14 August, 2015

Straight Outta Compton is an upcoming 2015 American biographical drama film directed by F. Gary Gray. The film revolves around the rise and fall of the Compton, California hip hop group N.W.A. The film's title is borrowed from the title of N.W.A's 1988 debut studio album. Straight Outta Compton is set for theatrical release on August 14, 2015.

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In 1987, five young men, using brutally honest rhymes and hardcore beats, put their frustration and anger about life in the most dangerous place in America into the most powerful weapon they had: their music. Taking us back to where it all began, Straight Outta Compton tells the true story of how these cultural rebels—armed only with their lyrics, swagger, bravado and raw talent—stood up to the authorities that meant to keep them down and formed the world’s most dangerous group, N.W.A. And as they spoke the truth that no one had before and exposed life in the hood, their voice ignited a social revolution that is still reverberating today.

Straight Outta Compton stars O’Shea Jackson Jr., Corey Hawkins and Jason Mitchell as Ice Cube, Dr. Dre and Eazy-E, and is directed by F. Gary Gray (Friday, Set It Off, The Italian Job). The drama is produced by original N.W.A members Ice Cube and Dr. Dre, who are joined by fellow producers Tomica Woods-Wright, Matt Alvarez, Gray and Scott Bernstein. Will Packer serves as executive producer of the film alongside Adam Merims, David Engel, Bill Straus, Thomas Tull and Jon Jashni.

Cast Involvement

Alexandra Shipp from House of Anubis will portray one of the main roles in the movie, a character named Kim.


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O'Shea Jackson Jr. as Ice Cube

Corey Hawkins as Dr. Dre

Jason Mitchell as Eazy-E

Neil Brown Jr. as Dj Yella

Aldis Hodge as MC Ren

Alexandra Shipp as Kim

Marlon Yates Jr. as The D.O.C.

Carra Patterson as Tomica

R. Marcos Taylor as Suge Knight

Paul Giamatti as Jerry Heller

Elena Goode as Nicole Threatt

Keith Powers as Tyree Crayton

John West Jr. as Tyree

Joshua Brockington as Young Warren G.

Sheldon A. Smith as Warren G.

Keith Stanfield as Snoop Dogg

Cleavon McClendon as Jinx

Aeriél Miranda as Lavetta

Angela Elayne Gibbs as Dorris Jackson

Lisa Renee Pitts as Verna

Bruce Beatty as Hosie Jackson

Corey Reynolds as Lonzo Williams

Tate Ellington as Bryan Turner

Rogelio Douglas Jr. as Chuck D

Andrew Borba as Journalist

Matt Corboy as Journalist

Larry Sullivan as Journalist

Deborah Lacey as Journalist

Deborah Lacey as Greg Mack

Allen Maldonado as Tone

Demetrius Grosse as Rock

and more...

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