It’s been over two years since word got out about the N.W.A bio-pic. John Singleton was rumored to direct, but nothing ever materialized. Nine months later, F. Gary Gray is steering the ship and tweeted the name of the movie for an open casting. If it weren’t for the age requirement, Elliott would be a shoo-in for DJ Yella.
The N.W.A. film has been in talks for quite sometime. Recently, director John Singleton told The Playlist he’s in talks with reuniting with Ice Cube to direct the flick and that New Line is interested. “I can’t talk too prematurely about the stuff I’m doing because nothing’s come to fruition yet, but Cube and I are talking about doing the N.W.A. story… The script is really, really good, and so we’re just figuring it out. New Line really wants to make it.” tlf
[vodpod id=Video.8727728&w=540&h=350&fv=%26rel%3D0%26border%3D0%26] We found out a few weeks ago that Gwyneth Paltrow is a huge fan of Hip-Hop and apparently she really knows her music. During her interview on UK comedy show, The Graham Norton Show, she decided to show off her skills by rapping “Straight Outta Compton”—crazy muthafucka name Paltrow. complex
Cube spoke briefly earlier this month on wanting to produce a N.W.A. biopic epic drama. This afternoon on Hot 97, he gave an update to Angie Martinez and said that everyone’s on board including Eazy-E’s widow, Tomica. Yeah, yea! Sidebar: Cube approves Clifford cover