Spike Lee To Receive Honorary Oscar At The 2015 Governors Awards

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences just unveiled its honorees for the 2015 Governors Awards, with Spike Lee landing the annual honorary Oscar.The Oscar org can have up to four honorees each year, this year its is Spike Lee, Gena Rowlands and Debbie Reynolds. Can you believe Spike Lee, only has one Oscar nomination, for Do The Right Thing‘s original screenplay in 1989.

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Daz Dillinger Says If Universal Won’t Make Dogg Pound Film 50 Cent Will

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Recently we reported that Daz Dillinger announced that there will be a sequel for the block buster film ‘Straight Outta Compton’. However his reports were shut down early Saturday when Universal Studios released a statement claiming they had no plans to start such a project. Dillinger is now firing back saying if Universal doesn’t want to get in on the project, he has just the man for the job; none other than 50 cent.

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Universal Denies Rumors Of ‘Straight Outta Compton’ Sequel

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We recently reported that a sequel to ‘Straight Outta Compton’ could be coming soon that would focus on Snoop Dogg, Tha Dogg Pound and Tupac. Although this follow up film could be dope, we can’t get our hopes up just yet because Universal Pictures just shut down the rumors.

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Another ‘Straight Outta Compton’ Is Coming, And It Will Focus On Snoop, Tha Dogg Pound & Tupac

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Straight Outta Compton has been so successful in theaters, people are already working on its sequel. Tha Dogg Pound’s Daz Dillinger tells TMZ that their movie will pick up where N.W.A. left off, following the careers of himself, Snoop Dogg, Nate Dogg, Kurupt and Warren G. Though not exactly Straight Outta Compton 2, this is set to be called Dogg Pound 4 Life.

Neither Dr. Dre nor Ice Cube will be involved, but Cube has given the guys his blessing. As for casting, the SOC cast won’t reprise their roles, and this time around, Dr. Dre’s son Cutis will play his dad.

Not to be a pessimist, but this sounds like pipe dreams on behalf of Tha Dogg Pound guys and that it won’t be nearly as big as Straight Outta Compton. Just me or nah?

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‘Straight Outta Compton’ Will Be #1 Again This Weekend…Just Not In Compton

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Straight Outta Compton exploded in the box offices last weekend, raking in an unprecedented $60.2 million and landing at number one for its debut. Looks like it wasn’t just beginner’s luck, either, as early forecasts predict they’ll easily take the number one spot again this weekend!

The N.W.A. biopic is expected to bring in around $30 million in its second week, as they’ve added an additional 243 theaters in the U.S. to meet exhibitor demand. That brings the total number of theaters to 3,000 now…but zero of them are actually in the city of Compton. And no, it’s not that Compton isn’t supporting their hometown heroes…it’s simply because they don’t actually have a movie theater!

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(Photos) Cast Of Suicide Squad Gives Matching ‘Skwad’ Tattoos To Each Other

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The cast of Suicide Squad took it a step further then other movie casts by giving each other matching tattoos.On Tuesday, director David Ayer tweeted photos from Harley’s Tattoo Parler (Parlour). Margot Robbie is seen wielding a tattoo gun in character as Harley Quinn.To see the pics hit the jump!

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Dr. Dre’s History Of Domestic Abuse Was Depicted In Early Draft Of ‘Straight Outta Compton’

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Dr. Dre’s ex-girlfriend and baby mama had mixed feelings about being left out of the N.W.A. biopic ‘Straight Outta Compton.’ She said in a recent interview, “Why would [Dr.] Dre put me in it?” adding, “I mean cause if they start from where they start from – I was just a quiet girlfriend who got beat up and told to shut up.”

However, according to director, F. Gary Gray Dr. Dre’s history of domestic abuse towards Michel’le and Dee Barnes was included in the early drafts of the script.

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Suge Knight’s Lawyer Is Not Happy With His Portrayal In ‘Straight Outta Compton’

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Since Suge Knight is in jail facing attempted murder and murder charges he hasn’t been able to see the N.W.A. biopic ‘Straight Outta Compton’. However that hasn’t stopped his lawyer from watching the film and criticizing the way his client was portrayed on the big screen. Thomas Mesereau said, “I’m sure he wouldn’t like it because a lot of it is exaggerated and silly and ridiculous.” According to him the film does not capture all the good Knight has done for people.

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FX Nabs The TV Rights To ‘Straight Outta Compton’

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F. Gary Gray’s N.W.A. biopic Straight Outta Compton was a box office success in its first weekend raking in $60.2 million, making bonafide stars out of the actors who scored the roles of Dr. Dre, Eazy-E and Ice Cube (Corey Hawkins, Jason Mitchell and O’Shea Jackson Jr., respectively.) Now a recent purchase proves the buzz will continue to live for some time to come!

FX Networks has purchased the exclusive U.S. commercial television premiere rights to Straight Outta Compton, so we can look forward to it hitting our TV screens sooner than later once it makes its rounds in theaters!

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(Video) O’Shea Jackson Jr. Talks To Playboy About ‘Straight Outta Compton’

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As you’re well aware of by now, Ice Cube’s son O’Shea Jackson Jr. stars as his father in the box office smash, Straight Outta Compton. Though it was his first-ever acting role, lil’ Cube delivered a spot-on portrayal of the hip-hop legend, launching what’s sure to be a fruitful acting career in the future.

Sitting down with Playboy, my future baby’s daddy O’Shea discussed how he prepared for the role for over two years, the challenges in playing his own flesh and blood, and more…as well as being tricked into asking his parents to order the Playboy channel before he was too old to even know what he was asking for! LOL! Check out the interview below.

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