Dr. Drethe son of, Curtis Young, is ready to step out of his father’s shadow and make a name for himself in Hollywood … and he does so by landing a lead role in a feature film.
Curtis told TMZ… that he not only stars in the new movie, “Charge It to the Game”, but also composes the original music for the movie.
The movie is a coming-of-age story about 4 best friends who find their way through adolescence and overcome obstacles along the way … and Curtis says he’s playing the role of Kong, one of the older brothers friends.
That’s pretty cool … Curtis says his character’s younger brother is played by Snoop doggthe son of, Jules Broadus … and Swizz beatthe son of, Nasir Dean, play one of the 4 best friends.
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Curtis, who says he always wanted to be an actor because art is in his blood, will mark the film with Nasir.
His big break was a long time coming… Curtis had auditioned to play his father in “Straight Out of Compton” but didn’t get the part, even though he felt he had a good shot.
Speaking of his pops, Curtis gives us an update on Dre’s recovery from the brain aneurysm he suffered earlier this year.