Tag Archives: nwa

  • The Tatum Talks: Who’s Really to Blame for the ‘Straight Outta Compton’ Racist Casting Call?

    Jul 22, 14 by tatumtalks 3 Comments


    *Leave Kristan alone. You all are throwing rotten tomatoes at the wrong person. If you’re just tuning in, let me fill you in… Last week, Kristan Berona, casting director for Sande Alessi Casting Company, put out a specific and detailed casting call for actors to fill roles as extras for NWA’s biopic, “Straight Outta Compton.” […]

  • Eazy-E’s Son Blames Ice Cube Over No Involvement in N.W.A Biopic

    Jul 3, 14 by Deron Dalton 3 Comments


    *Lil Eazy-E isn’t happy he can’t play his father in the upcoming N.W.A. biopic, “Straight Outta Compton.” And he’s specifically calling out Ice Cube who had his son, O’Shea Jackson Jr., hired to play a younger version of him in the film. Eazy-E‘s son said his father would have loved for him to be part […]

  • June 20, 2014 – Black Hollywood Live’s ‘This Week’ (Watch)

    Jun 21, 14 by Derrial Christon - Black Hollywood Live Leave a comment


    *‘BHL: This Week’ — In this episode Black Hollywood Live hosts Derrial Christon, Nick Perdue and Dj Jesse Janedy discuss news for the week of June 20th, 2014. Jesse opens up with Aliyah & N.W.A. Biopic, Tim Story Inks Deal With HBO, and Work At Starbucks Go To College Free. Nick Perdue switches to talk […]

  • First Look: Cast of Universal’s NWA Biopic; Release Date Set

    Jun 18, 14 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment


    *It’s all official now. Universal Pictures released a photo of the confirmed cast of its N.W.A. biopic “Straight Outta Compton,” and announced Wednesday that the movie will be released on Friday, Aug. 14, 2015—with actor Corey Hawkins in the role of Dr. Dre, not Marcus Callender, as previously rumored. Universal had originally slotted Aug. 14 for the […]

  • Universal’s NWA Biopic Finds Its Dr. Dre and Eazy E (Report)

    Jun 16, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *Universal’s N.W.A biopic “Straight Outta Compton” is finally moving forward with cast for its three lead roles reportedly in place. After more than five years and four screenwriters, Dr. Dre, Ice Cube and Eazy E’s widow Tomica Wright – who hold cast and script veto power – have at last signed off on the actors […]

  • Ice Cube: ‘I’ve Got A Lot More to Do’

    Apr 30, 14 by Cherie Saunders Leave a comment


    *Ice Cube said he never could’ve imagined that his career would expand behind the confines of rap music. Since blowing up with NWA and launching an iconic solo career, the 44-year-old South Central native, born O’Shea Jackson, has become a bankable Hollywood star both in front of and behind the camera. His latest film “Ride […]