The “Straight Outta Compton” is produced by Ice Cube and will be directed by F. Gary Gray. Producers have decided to hold open auditions to aspiring actors who can realistically portray the members of N.W.A. when they were teens and young adults.
N.W.A. is the group that gave rise to greats such as Easy- E, Dr. Dre, and Ice Cube. Now, the film directors are looking for aspiring actors who can effectively act and portray these rap icons when they were part of N.W.A.
So can you rap? Do you look like a young Dre, Ice Cube, Eazy E, Yella or MC Ren? If you do, here is your chance.
SEEKING: African American Males, ages 15 to mid 20s to play ICE CUBE, DR. DRE, & EAZY-E
Male, late teens to late 20s, African-American. A rare and gifted artist with an incredible ear, DRE has music in his soul. A brilliant DJ with a unique style of blending music and sounds, he is a musical prodigy. Savvy, smart and cool, he is physically imposing and has a commanding presence. Focused on his music he is often laid back and easy going until something sets him off which can trigger immense anger. Born and raised in Compton. MUST BE AT LEAST 5’11″ TALL. – Location:Los Angeles
Male, mid-teens to late 20s, African-American. Smart and well educated, CUBE is self-possessed and knows he’s good at what he does. From South LA, he is responsible for most of the lyrics of the early NWA songs. An articulate rapper with uncompromising, muscular, political raps that raise rap to an incredible new level and resonates with the not only black culture but with the entire culture that surrounds him, making NWA unstoppable. A political artist who says what needs to be said, he is prolific, outspoken, intelligent, and justifiably angry–these are all combinations, which make him to be perceived as a danger and a threat. Speaks for the voiceless, he is the Hip Hop Malcolm X. MUST BE AT LEAST 5’7″ AND NO TALLER THAN 6′. – Location:Los Angeles
Male, late teens to late 20s, African-American. Short (5’3ish) but incredibly muscular, he has a fk it all attitude that’s either going to get him killed or make him famous. A street smart, drug-dealing hustler turned rapper, it is survival of the fittest for EAZY in everything he does. He is tough, dangerous and edgy – it is kill or be killed in EAZY’s world. Ruthless, brash, confident, and ambitious, EAZY is from the streets of South LA and all that goes with it. NO TALLER THAN 5’7″. – Location:Los Angeles
Male, late teens-late 20s. African-American. One of the original members of NWA, YELLA was in the group, World Class Wreckin Cru, with DRE when they left to form NWA. A producer with Dre on three of the NWA albums and EAZYs solo album, he too was born and raised on the streets of Compton and started out as a DJ. A fun guy who loved the ladies. – Location:Los Angeles
Male, late teens to late 20s, African-American. Born and raised in Compton, MC REN wrote lyrics and contributed vocals on all the NWA albums. A quiet, brooding, tough guy from the streets. – Location:Los Angeles
Pierre Casting is looking for African American males in their late teens to late 20′s to work in the upcoming feature film. The open casting call is scheduled for Sunday, March 2nd at 3658 Atlanta Industrial BLVD. Suite E Atlanta, GA 30331. For more details see the flyer below: