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Kanye West Guest Stars On "The Cleveland Show"
On Sunday night (May 2), rapper/producer/fashion plate Kanye West made an appearance both in voice and in image on the hit animated series "The Cleveland Show," a "Family Guy" spinoff. West appeared as a rapper named Kenny West who challenged Cleveland Jr. to a battle that included some top-shelf Auto-Tuning.
N.W.A. Biopic In The Works
Screenwriter Andrea Berloff ("World Trade Center") has been charged with penning a biopic about iconic rap collective N.W.A. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the film (tentatively titled "Straight Outta Compton") will follow the group's career arc from their formation through their break-up and the death of co-founder Eric "Eazy-E" Woods.
"A Nightmare On Elm Street" Scares Up Big Box Office Numbers
Freddy Krueger cut through the competition to take home the top spot at the box office this weekend. The remake of the horror classic took in $32.2 million, easily earning the top spot on the chart. Family flick "Furry Vengeance" limped its way to fifth place with $6.5 million, and the comic book adaptations "Kick-Ass" and "The Losers" continued to disappoint (though the impending release of "Iron Man 2" should change the fortunes of films based on funny books).