Development, New Line Cinema
Back in 2012, Universal landed The Italian Job director F. Gary Gray to helm Straight Outta Compton, the developing film about the infamous rap group NWA. The film is being produced by one of the group's own, rapper-turned-actor Ice Cube, and he's keeping one of the lead roles in the family. After some convincing, The Wrap reports Ice Cube has officially cast his own son O'Shea Jackson Jr.
- SlashFilm: Ice Cube’s Son to Play Ice Cube in N.W.A. Biopic ‘Straight Outta Compton’
- MovieWeb: Ice Cube's Son to Play Rapper in N.W.A. Biopic 'Straight Outta Compton'
- JoBlo: Ice Cube's son to play rapper in N.W.A. biopic straight outta compton
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- Dark Horizons: Ice Cube's Son To Play Ice Cube