The "Short Term 12" star, who's a musician himself, will play the young rapper in "Straight Outta Compton"
Universal is in talks to pick up the feature "Straight Outta Compton" from New Line
F. Gary Gray, who directed Ice Cube's "Friday," will reteam with rapper-turned-actor to tell the story of his musical past
Bryan Bertino to write and direct the thriller "This Man"; Andrea Berloff is writing the N.W.A. biopic; Ryan Gosling will narrate a documentary