Ice Cube's son to portray father in upcoming N.W.A. film

Ice Cube’s son, O’Shea Jackson Jr., is slated to take on the role of his father in a movie about the famed and historic group N.W.A.

The film, titled Straight Outta Compton, has more and more info slowly making its way into the presses. Both Dr. Dre and wife Tomica Woods-Wright will be producers on the film, as will the widow of Easy-E. The director currently set is F. Gary Gray, who you may know from films like Friday (a film that starred Ice Cube), Law Abiding Citizen, and The Italian Job.

The movie is still in its pre-production phase, and casting has not been fully set. We’ll follow the film’s developments and continue to monitor breaking news.

Of course, we can’t not post the song that the movie named itself after. So, without further ado:

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