Straight Outta Compton Opens At No.1 in U.S Cinemas

Straight Outta Compton opened in the U.S on Friday taking in $24.2 million at the box office on its first day and ended the weekend at around $56.1 million takings.

The debut of the highly anticipated film also became one of the sixth biggest August weekends ever in history,

The Biopic is a rated ‘R’ movie and was also the tenth biggest R-rated debuts ever and even took in double of any other debut for a musical biopic. Work has already started by the film company for an Oscar nominations considerations campaign.

Jason Mitchell, plays Eazy-E who died in 1995

The biopic of N.W.A charts the rise of the young group from the streets of Compton into one of the biggest groups in Hip-Hop.

O’Shea Jackson Jr. who plays Ice Cube is also his son in real life

‘Straight Outta Compton’ will be opening in U.K cinemas at the end of August.