Ice Cube’s Son Plays Dad in Music-Biopic ‘Straight Outta Compton’

Casting for the key roles of a complex, emotional, real-life street drama like Universal Pictures’ “Straight Outta Compton” was highly personal and took an immense effort by director F. Gary Gray. Of course, their goal when casting the five coveted roles was the full package of triple-threat performers—who could act, look the part and perform …

Blockbuster ‘Straight Outta Compton’ Goes Straight to Ayala Malls Cinemas

In 1987, five young men, using brutally honest rhymes and hardcore beats, put their frustration and anger about life in the most dangerous place in America into the most powerful weapon they had: their music. Taking us back to where it all began, Universal Pictures’ “Straight Outta Compton” tells the true story of how these …

Award-Winning & Blockbuster Filmmakers Behind YouTube Generation’s Movie ‘Breaking Through’

John Swetnam, who wrote the billion-dollar box-office hit movie “Step Up: All In” and multiple Grammy Award winner John Legend team up as director and producer in “Breaking Through,” a dance movie filmed for the YouTube generation about a young woman thrust into the world of fame after being discovered online. Starring Sophia Aguilar as …

Mamie Gummer Shares Screen With Mom Meryl Streep in ‘Ricki and The Flash’

Fast-rising star Mamie Gummer (“Cake,” “Side Effects”) gets the chance to be paired in scenes with her famous mother, Meryl Streep, in Columbia Pictures’ critically acclaimed drama-comedy “Ricki and The Flash.” From Oscar®-winning director Jonathan Demme and Academy Award®-winning screenwriter Diablo Cody, “Ricki and the Flash” is an original film loaded with live musical performances. …