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Box Office: STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON beats MAN FROM U.N.C.L.E to first place

This weekend Universal released the hip-hop biopic Straight Outta Compton, based on the rise and fall of L.A.’s premiere gangsta rap group N.W.A, which was another monster hit for the studio. Directed by F. Gary Gray and starring O’Shea Jackson Jr., Corey Hawkins, Jason Mitchell, Neil Brown Jr. and Paul Giamatti, Straight Outta Compton scored $4.9 million in Thursday previews and $24.2 million on Friday including those previews. Its estimated $56.1 opening weekend, which makes it the highest-opening biopic ever, even surpassing the $51 million opening of Universal’s Eminem drama 8 Mile back in 2002.

The Man From U.N.C.L.E reveals 5 character posters

Set against the backdrop of the early 1960s, at the height of the Cold War, The Man from U.N.C.L.E. centers on CIA agent Solo and KGB agent Kuryakin. Forced to put aside longstanding hostilities, the two team up on a joint mission to stop a mysterious international criminal organization, which is bent on destabilizing the fragile balance of power through the proliferation of nuclear weapons and technology. The duo’s only lead is the daughter of a vanished German scientist, who is the key to infiltrating the criminal organization, and they must race against time to find him and prevent a worldwide catastrophe.

The Man From UNCLE one-sheet poster revealed

Set against the backdrop of the early 1960s, at the height of the Cold War, The Man from U.N.C.L.E. centers on CIA agent Solo and KGB agent Kuryakin. Forced to put aside longstanding hostilities, the two team up on a joint mission to stop a mysterious international criminal organization, which is bent on destabilizing the fragile balance of power through the proliferation of nuclear weapons and technology. The duo’s only lead is the daughter of a vanished German scientist, who is the key to infiltrating the criminal organization, and they must race against time to find him and prevent a worldwide catastrophe.