On Wednesday, Universal announced the film will hit theaters on August 14, 2015. Along with the announcement, the studio also unveiled the first photo of the cast, who will be portraying three of the notable members of the groundbreaking LA-based rap group – Ice Cube, Dr. Dre and Eazy-E.
Dr.Dre will be played by Corey Hawkins; Eazy-E will be played by Jason Mitchell and Ice Cube – whose real name is O’Shea Jackson, will be portrayed by his real-life son, O’Shea Jackson Jr.
Still looking for our MC Ren and DJ Yella. #straightouttacompton coming 8/14/15— Ice Cube (@icecube) June 18, 2014