Last year, on the heels of the release of the blockbuster hit Straight Outta Compton, news broke that R&B Artist Michel’le was working on a biopic of her own.
Billboard reports that the biopic titled ‘Surviving Compton’ “will tackle the Los Angeles native’s journey through the turbulent days of N.W.A’s stardom after being signed to Eazy E’s Ruthless Records, becoming Dr. Dre’s girlfriend and forming romantic ties to Suge Knight.
The role of Michel’le will be played by Rhyon Nicole Brown, from ABC Family’s “Lincoln Heights, who is also the younger sister of R&B songstress RaVaughn.
The film was is being made in partnership with Sony Pictures Television and Think Factory Media. Rising actor Curtis Hamilton will take on the role of Dr. Dre and R. Marcos Taylor will reprise his role as Suge Knight, after playing the infamous role in the hit movie Straight Outta Compton.
You can watch the promo clip from the upcoming film below.
Surviving Compton will premiere in October.