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Dr. Dre Denies His Son an Opportunity to Portray Him In NWA Biopic

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Reported by Kacie Whaley Casting for the main characters of the up-and-coming NWA biopic is complete, with O’Shea Jackson Jr. starring as Ice Cube, Jason Mitchell as Easy E, and Marcus Callender set to play Dr. Dre.  But Dr. Dre’s son, Curtis Young, recently revealed that he was offered to portray his father, but his dad was against the idea. “I actually tried out for the role, ’cause the casting…

“Don’t Be Afraid to Be Black” Director John Singleton Urges Audience

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Often times when you hear people in Hollywood discuss why more black films aren’t put into production, they point to the risk of producing and financing an African-American movie. What if it doesn’t sell? Writer and director John Singleton told a mostly black audience at the Los Angeles Film Festival on Saturday that they shouldn’t fear being black because “negritude” sells. “Don’t be afraid to be black” Singleton told the…

Ice Cube Calls Obama the ‘Black Kid at a White School’ No One Likes Playing With

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Rapper turned actor Ice Cube thinks President Obama is doing the best job he can under the circumstances, but the analogy he used to describe Obama is sure to raise some eyebrows. When TIME magazine’s Belinda Luscombe posed 10 questions to Cube for an upcoming issue, she asked about everything from his children to the job Obama is doing as president. When she asked Cube how Obama was doing, the…

Mike Epps calls Kevin Hart “Overrated” – Kevin fires back hard

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A brewing feud between comedians is starting to get pretty ugly.    It’s not that often when two high-profile personalities air their dirty laundry, but with all the success that Kevin Hart has had lately, you expect that there is going to be some competition.  This particular feud is coming from Mike Epps. Mike Epps got his first big break by serving as the replacement to Chris Tucker in the…

Martin Lawrence and Kelsey Grammer Resume Comedy Series Plans

Martin Lawrence and Kelsey Grammer Resume Comedy Series Plans

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Martin Lawrence is back in full swing. Lawrence is starring with actor/producer, Kelsey Grammer, in a multi-camera comedy for Lionsgate TV and Debmar-Mercury. According to Deadline.com, the two met up before the Thanksgiving holiday, to discuss plans for the comedy show. However, moving forward with the plans was stalled, due to Grammer’s financial battles with ex-wife, Camille. Grammer was afraid that Camille would try to claim funds from the project,…

Dr. Dre says Offspring Of NWA Members May Portray Rappers In Movie

Dr. Dre says Offspring Of NWA Members May Portray Rappers In Movie

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    According to TMZ reports: Don’t worry about Dr. Dre’s kids … or Ice Cube’s … or Eazy E’s … ’cause they might have a future in film — playing their fathers in an upcoming N.W.A. flick. The rap icon and his wife were outside Red O restaurant in L.A. this weekend when we asked about the rumor that they were all planning to put their kids in the…

Smokey’s Gettin’ Outta Rehab in New ‘Friday’ Movie? | What The Ha-yell!

Smokey’s Gettin’ Outta Rehab in New ‘Friday’ Movie? | What The Ha-yell!

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    What the Ha-yell reports: According to Ice Cube (O’Shea Jackson) the fourth edition of the urban classic, Friday, is coming to a theatre near you. The next episode is in the works and Ice Cube says he is trying to get the entire original cast — including Chris Tucker as Smokey. A rep for Cube Vision productions confirmed, “Absolutely yes the studio is in the process of getting…

Ice Cube to Star and Exec Produce New Drama Series On FX Network

Ice Cube to Star and Exec Produce New Drama Series On FX Network

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    Ice Cube has made a deal to star in and exec produce a new dramatic series titled Eye for An Eye, for the FX cable network. To be co-produced by Cube’s production company Cube Vision and Prospect Park, the series revolves around a paramedic, played by Cube, who “after too many years of leaving the scenes of violent crimes with a victim struggling to live in the back of his…