New Straight Outta Compton Trailer Shows Early Days of N.W.A.

New Straight Outta Compton Trailer Shows Early Days of N.W.A.

Plus, character posters revealed for Cube, Eazy and more.

Published April 2, 2015

The hype is high around the upcoming N.W.A. biopic Straight Outta Compton, and a new trailer for the film which dropped on the internet on Wednesday is getting fans very excited. The clip features the film's portrayal of the early days of the gangster rap group, from growing up in Compton to the first time they hit the recording studio to record their now-legendary album, which gave the film its name.

Plus, new character posters for the F. Gary Gray-directed film have been released, featuring Jason Mitchell as Eazy-E, O'Shea Jackson Jr. as Ice Cube and Corey Hawkins as Dr. Dre. The resemblance between the actors and the icons they portray is uncanny. 

Check out the latest trailer for Straight Outta Compton, which hits theaters on August 14, below.

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Written by Evelyn Diaz

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