MC Ren, DJ Yella Roles Cast For N.W.A Biopic "Straight Outta Compton"

posted July 30, 2014 12:30:00 PM CDT | 36 comments

MC Ren, DJ Yella Roles Cast For N.W.A Biopic "Straight Outta Compton"

Ice Cube and Dr. Dre pose with N.W.A biopic cast members Corey Hawkins, O'Shea Jackson Jr. and Jason Mitchell as Cube, Eazy-E and Dre roles are filled.

Dr. Dre and Ice Cube have released a promotional photograph with N.W.A biopic cast members.

Cube released the photograph on Twitter. The image features Ice Cube, director Gary F. Gray and Dr. Dre standing behind O'Shea Jackson Jr., Jason Mitchell and Corey Hawkins.

Jackson Jr. is slated to play his father, Ice Cube. Meanwhile, Mitchell is set to play Eazy-E and Hawkins is slated to play Dr. Dre.

No actors have been selected to play MC Ren and DJ Yella. Ice Cube said they are still searching for actors to fill these remaining roles. 

The film is scheduled to be released August 14, 2015. 

(June 19, 2014) 

UPDATE: The roles of DJ Yella and MC Ren have been filled, according to AllHipHop.

According to the report, Aldis Hodge is set to play Ren while Neil Brown Jr. is slated for the DJ Yella role.

Hodge and Aldis have appeared on The Walking Dead.

Images of Hodge and Brown Jr. (in that order) are as follows:

RELATED: Ice Cube's Son O'Shea Jackson Jr. To Reportedly Play Cube In "Straight Outta Compton" Film

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