Ice Cube’s son, O’Shea Jackson Jr., will play him in the drama, while Jason Mitchell will play Eazy-E By Jeff Sneider Corey Hawkins has been cast as Dr. Dre in the N.W.A. biopic “Straight Outta Compton,” it was announced Wednesday by Universal, which will release the film on Aug. 14, 2015 — the date just vacated by the next “Bourne” movie. Ice Cube ‘s son, O’Shea Jackson Jr., will play Ice Cube , as TheWrap first reported , while Jason Mitchell will play Eazy-E. Hawkins beat out numerous candidates for the coveted role of Dr.
If you’ve seen “Ride Along ,” or pretty much any Kevin Hart film for that matter, you know how many jokes come at the expense of Hart’s diminutive stature. Because we always like a good short joke, we thought we’d add one more. To commemorate this week’s “Ride Along”Blu-ray release , we’re offering up an appropriately pint-sized prize: an iPad Mini! One lucky Yahoo Movies Twitter follower will receive an Apple iPad mini along with a Blu-ray of “Ride Along,” Hart and Ice Cube’s “Training Day” inspired action comedy that rode along to the top box office spot three weekends running.