fx purchases “straight outta compton” tv broadcast (1)

  • “Staight Outta Compton” grossed approximately $60 million its first weekend in theaters.

    FX Networks has purchased the exclusive U.S. commercial television premiere rights to Straight Outta Compton, according to The Wrap.

    The film, which chronicles N.W.A’s rise to prominence in the late 1980s, opened as the #1 film in the country and a $60.2 million box office haul.

    FX Networks includes FX, FXX, FXM and the VOD platform FXNOW.

    The company has also secured  exclusive U.S. commercial television premiere rights to Furious 7, Jurassic World, Minions and Mission Impossible – Rogue Nation.

    Having seen the movie being produced and being able to watch the finishing product on screen, DJ Yella said during an interview with VladTV that he's impressed. "It's huge, you know," he says. "It looks grand.”

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