The release date of the N.W.A biopic, Straight Outta Compton, is still up in the air, but director F. Gary Gray is moving forward with the casting process. Gray posted a flier via his Facebook page Tuesday (June 19) announcing that he is looking for actors to fill the role of N.W.A members. “I’m casting for my next film STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON. Spread the word! Thanks!” he wrote.
In March, Ice Cube stated that the film’s script was nearly done, denying rumors that John Singleton was set to helm the film. “We’re interviewing a lot of directors. I don’t want to say ‘yay’ or ‘nay,’ but we’re interviewing directors,” he explained. “So, the movie’s in progress in this high speed, it’s coming along. Hopefully, we’ll get it done.”
Although the film is in the early casting stages, Cube also revealed that having his son, Doughboy, portray him in the film would be a “dream come true.”
Click below to see the casting flier, and some classic shots of N.W.A
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