Eazy-E (Jason Mitchell), Ice Cube (O'Shea Jackson Jr.), Dr. Dre (Corey Antonio Hawkins), M.C. Ren (Corey Antonio Hawkins) and DJ Yella (Neil Brown Jr.) take a walk through the streets of their dangerous hometown in the final poster for the N.W.A. biopic Straight Outta Compton. The one-sheet comes on the heels of the all-ages Straight Outta Compton trailer released in April and last month's TV spot for this upcoming drama, that shows how five young man transformed themselves into what was called the world's most dangerous group, N.W.A.. We'll have to wait and see if Universal Pictures releases another trailer before the August 14 release date.
Straight Outta Compton is set in 1987, when five young men, using brutally honest rhymes and hardcore beats, put their frustration and anger about life in the most dangerous place in America into the most powerful weapon they had: their music. Taking us back to where it all began, Straight Outta Compton tells the true story of how these cultural rebels-armed only with their lyrics, swagger, bravado and raw talent-stood up to the authorities that meant to keep them down and formed the world's most dangerous group, N.W.A. And as they spoke the truth that no one had before and exposed life in the hood, their voice ignited a social revolution that is still reverberating today.
The supporting cast is rounded out by Paul Giamatti, who plays the group's manager, Jerry Heller, along with R. Marcus Taylor as Death Row Records co-founder Suge Knight, Carra Patterson as Eazy-E's widow Tomica Woods-Wright and Keith Stanfield as Snoop Dogg. F. Gary Gray directs Straight Outta Compton, with original N.W.A members Ice Cube and Dr. Dre producing. Check out the new one-sheet for Straight Outta Compton before it hits theaters August 14.