Black Director F. Gary Gray In Talks For Rap Film

by on April 22, 2012


The Hollywood Reporter writes that F. Gary Gray may direct the movie Straight Out of Compton. They have provided a synopsis of the film:

“Andrea Berloff wrote the script for the project, which details the rise and fall of the Compton, Calif.-based group, whose initials stood for N—–z With Attitude. The members included drug dealer-turned-label founder Eazy-E, young DJ Dr. Dreand the politically active Ice Cube, plusMC Ren and DJ Yella. “

F. Gary Gray’s credits including directing the 2003 film The Italian Job, as well as a number of hip hop music videos for Ice Cube, Babyface, and R. Kelly.

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