‘Straight Outta Compton’ actor Jason Mitchell arrested on gun and drug charges

Jason Mitchell, who is best known for portraying the late iconic rapper Easy E in the critically acclaimed film Straight Outta Compton, is on a dangerous downward trajectory that is punctuated by his latest arrest. The 33-year-old New Orleans-born actor has been arrested in Harris County, Mississippi, for possession of guns and a copious amount […]

Tiffany Boone breaks silence about her exit from Showtime’s ‘The Chi’

Tiffany Boone Breaks

Tiffany Boone breaks her silence on her exit from Showtime’s “The Chi.” Boone used the Instagram platform to deliver a lengthy message on her exit from the hit show. This is the first time Boone has addressed her departure after she accused co-star Jason Mitchell of sexual harassment. In the note, Boone says she spoke […]

Showtime reveals how ‘The Chi’ will remove Jason Mitchell from the show

After months of speculation, Showtime reveals how ‘The Chi’ will remove Jason Mitchell from the show. Showtime co-president Gary Levine told reporters on Friday, Aug. 2, that Mitchell’s character will be killed off the show. “There is a lot of great life in ‘The Chi’ and there’s also death in ‘The Chi’ and that’s how we’ll […]

Actor Jason Mitchell axed from ‘The Chi’

Actor Jason Mitchell has been fired from the popular Showtime series, “The Chi,” which was recently renewed for a third season. The 32-year-old actor was also axed from “Desperados,” a Netflix movie which he was due to take the lead in, amid allegations of “inappropriate behavior.” And that’s not all, as both his agency, UTA, and management company […]

Jason Mitchell says Black people will relate to his character in ‘Tyrel’

Since he burst on the scene in 2015 with his highly acclaimed turn as Eazy-Z in Straight Outta Compton, actor Jason Mitchell has been spending his time just murdering roles. From Mudbound to “The Chi,” each role has further solidified the now inarguable fact that what you saw from him in the N.W.A. biopic was […]

‘Tyrel’ film review: A deluge of White boy drunkenness

The Film: Tyrel The Power Players: Jason Mitchell, Michael Cera, Caleb Landry Jones, Christopher Abbott The Director: Sebastián Silva The Studio: Magnolia Pictures The Low Down: All it takes is a quick logline read of director Sebastián Silva’s latest buzzy social satire, Tyrel, to understand that race relations in America have undoubtedly been keeping the […]

‘Superfly’ cast visits ‘rolling out’ for an exclusive in-studio interview

On Friday, June 9, SuperFly cast members Trevor Jackson and Jason Mitchell joined director Director X for an exclusive LIVE interview at rolling out headquarters. Rolling out hosted a SuperFly soundtrack listening party with special-invited guests in attendance. Meeting the cast of SuperFly was a delightful experience for this writer and the fans. During the interview, the SuperFly team […]

Key & Peele’s 1st trailer for new comedy movie, ‘Keanu’

Key & Peele

[jwplatform pMh79EJV] Comedy duo Key and Peele’s upcoming movie, Keanu, finds the pair as cousins navigating their city’s criminal underworld to rescue their beloved cat. Gabrielle Union, Jason Mitchell, Method Man, Nia Long, Tiffany Haddish and Will Forte all come along for the ride. Keanu hits theaters on April 29.

‘Straight Outta Compton’s’ Jason Mitchell eyes next big role

Fresh off his acclaimed performance as N.W.A. leader Eric “Eazy-E” Wright in Straight Outta Compton, actor Jason Mitchell already has his sights set on his next project. According to Variety, Mitchell is close to finalizing a deal to join the cast of Kong: Skull Island, which will star Tom Hiddleston, Brie Larson and interestingly enough, his Compton castmate […]

‘Straight Outta Compton’ a perfect blend of hip-hop relevance and history

Watching N.W.A. navigate through the music business in Straight Outta Compton, one wonders the outcome had they remained together as a musical act. Making consecutive hits looked easy. But there they were, five or more young black men from Compton, laying down layered tracks and defying record industry protocol. It makes one hopeful that N.W.A. […]

Ice Cube hits Atlanta red carpet with ‘Straight Outta Compton’ cast

Last night, Ice Cube, F. Gary Gray, O’Shea Jackson, Jr. and Jason Mitchell hosted a private screening of the Universal Pictures’ film Straight Outta Compton at Regal Atlantic Station in Atlanta’s midtown area. After the screening, there was a discussion on Compton, police brutality, and N.W.A’s impact on hip-hop with the film’s executive producers Ice Cube […]

‘Straight Outta Compton’ brand new Red Band movie trailer

If you were tuned in to the 57th Grammy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015, then you had a chance to catch a commercial featuring Dr. Dre and Ice Cube riding around Compton, California then a cutaway to a commercial for the NWA biopic, Straight Outta Compton. Universal Studios has officially release the Red Band […]