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Straight Outta Compton Director F. Gary Gray Looking Into Sci-Fi

"How about Are We There Yet? The Mars Edition"

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Straight Outta Compton director F. Gary Gray, most known for films like Law Abiding CitizenThe Negotiator, and an impressive resume of music videos, has a new project on the horizon: a sci-fi film.

Gray, who’s a big fan of Cosmos and spent time in between shooting Straight Outta Compton to stare at Pluto, says:

I’m really, really heavily researching a sci-fi movie. I have a huge telescope and I stargaze. I marvel when I study the moon and think of stories about colonizing Mars.

He even jokingly suggested a project starring Ice Cube, with whom the director has collaborated with in films like Straight Outta ComptonFriday and the music video for It Was a Good Day.

How about Are We There Yet? The Mars Edition, with Neil deGrasse Tyson as a guest star.

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I’d be up for a roadtrip movie where Ice Cube and Tyson blast off in space, how about you?

(via The Hollywood Reporter)

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