NBCUniversal Sued for Defamation Over ‘Straight Outta Compton’

Comcast Corp.’s NBCUniversal was sued for defamation by the ex-manager of N.W.A., the rap group whose rise was chronicled in the box office hit “Straight Outta Compton.’’

Jerry Heller, who claims the movie cast him in a false light, also named as defendants artists Ice Cube and Dr. Dre in a complaint filed Friday in Los Angeles Superior Court.

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