Dr. Dre‘s son, Curtis Young, is ready to step out from his father’s shadow and make a name for himself in Hollywood … and he’s doing it by landing a starring role in a feature film.
Curtis tells TMZ … he’s not only starring in the new film, “Charge It to the Game,” but also composing original music for the movie.
The film is a coming-of-age story about 4 best friends finding their way through adolescence and navigating obstacles along the way … and Curtis says he’s playing the role of Kong, one of the friends’ older brothers.
It’s pretty cool … Curtis says his character’s younger brother is being played by Snoop Dogg‘s son, Julius Broadus … and Swizz Beat‘s son, Nasir Dean, is playing one of the 4 best friends.
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Curtis, who says he’s always wanted to get into acting because art’s in his blood, will score the film with Nasir.
His big break’s been a long time coming … Curtis had auditioned to play his father in “Straight Out of Compton,” but didn’t get the part, even though he felt he had a good shot.
Speaking of his pops, Curtis gives us an update on Dre’s recovery from the brain aneurysm he suffered earlier this year.
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