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Eazy-E's Son

Gunning to Play His Dad

In N.W.A. Movie

9/28/2011 3:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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Eazy-E
's son says there's a "high probability" he'll play his famous father in an upcoming Hollywood movie about the legendary rap group N.W.A. ... telling TMZ, "I'm the perfect man for the role."

TMZ spoke with Eric Wright Jr. -- aka Lil' Eazy-E -- who told us he's "very excited" that New Line Cinema is moving forward with the flick ... which is set to be produced by Eazy's former N.W.A. group member Ice Cube.

"Who better to play him in the N.W.A. days?" ... Lil' Eazy said ... adding, "Like father, like son -- no makeup needed."

The 27-year-old -- who's trained with an acting coach in the past -- tells us he's already been in contact with the movie producers ... but  he has yet to formally audition for the gig. 

Wright was only 11 years old when Eazy died back in 1995 -- but he tells us, "I know I'm just like my dad."

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16.

Trevis Miho    

One thing that has always bothered me concerning movies about real people is that they don't really look like, or have the same mannerisms, as the people they portray. This actually makes me a little more excited to see it.

1060 days ago
17.

mr. slachichon    

if he really wants the part he should start dieting..can't wait to see it

1060 days ago
18.

PJ    

To: James

Eazy-E's Death
On March 15, Eric "Eazy-E" Wright lay in the intensive care unit of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. He was 31 years old and fighting for his life. Heavily sedated, Eazy-E had a respirator tube running down his throat to help him breathe. In the cramped, fluorescent-lit room, a few close friends and Tomica Woods-his new wife and the mother of his youngest son-gathered around his bed.

"We told him we loved him, " says Jacob T., a six-foot-three, 300-pound Samoan, one of Eazy's longtime twin bodyguards. He and his brother, John T., were with Eazy through most of his last days. "But he couldn't talk. Then we said, 'If you can hear us, just squeeze our hand.' He did."

Big Man (a.k.a. Mark Rucker), who grew up with Eazy in Compton, removed a gold ring his wife had given him on their 10th anniversary. He slipped it on Eazy's index finger. "I told him, 'I want you to give this back to me when you get out of here.' " But Eazy never got out. His immune system had become too weak to fight off the infection that was ravaging his lungs.

About a week later, Eric Wright fell unconscious and remained so until he died on March 26, 1995, at 6:35 p.m., from AIDS-related pneumonia.

1060 days ago
19.

PJ    

Eazy- E, did die from AIDS, Google it, look it up and read all about. James your comment about my mother was totally uncalled for, grow up.

1060 days ago
20.

PJ    

Hey James, don't be mad because you just found out that your boy Eazy-E was a "Switch Hitter" are you angry because he didn't tap your azz?

1060 days ago
21.

craig    

thats all great and all,that you can copy and paste with such skill but ez was not close to a switch hitter if you mean he went both ways.he contacted aids from haveing sex with thousands of woman,why?because he was young and rich so why not

1060 days ago
22.

berriechic    

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1060 days ago
23.

M    

really ?! who tha hell wants to see a NWA movie ?? does anyone care ??

1060 days ago
24.

bebe    

give the role to a real actor not a wanna be

1060 days ago
25.

small asian penis    

One of EZ's daughters was on MTV's Sweet Sixteen, and acts like an animal. Her behavior is something like Bridzilla/NJ Housewives/Maury, a sight to be seen.

1060 days ago
26.

Shane D.    

This is a good-looking, humble looking kid, it would be nice for him to have a break like that.

Good luck, dude!

1060 days ago
27.

stephen    

Eazy-E, Eric Wight, Sr., he ain't! Though having many faults, Eazy was an American original, a pioneer, who helped forge today's modern hip-hop scene, like him or not. Not only does Jr. not have his style and flare, he just doesn't look a damn bit like Eazy!!! S.O.S., someone call central casting!

1060 days ago
28.

shoppers    

Why don't you haters get your heads out of you a** and learn what the hell you are talking about before opening your mouth?

1060 days ago
29.

tellitlikeitis    

Let Maury tell him!

1060 days ago
30.

MAGGIE    

GO ON JR ..NO DOUBT YOU ARE THE BEST TO PLAY YOUR FATHER..ALL THESE HATERS WILL SAY WAT THEY WANT BUT NO ONES PERFECT ....RIP EAZY E

1060 days ago
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