10 April 2012 3:15 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

F. Gary Gray could be heading straight into New Line Cinema's N.W.A biopic. "The Italian Job" director Gray is in negotiations to direct "Straight Outta Compton." The film will chronicle the rise of Southern California hip-hop group N.W.A, which spawned the careers of Ice Cube, Dr. Dre and Eazy-e. The movie's name takes its title from the group's 1988 debut album, which yielded such songs as "Fuck tha Police" and "Gangsta Gangsta." Also read: Ice Cube to Go "Eye for an Eye" for FX In addition to his film work, Gray has directed a »

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