Jul 30, 2009

Ice Cube Directs Series For ESPN

Ice Cube will be one of many celebrities who will be directing documentaries for ESPN's newest series titled 30 for 30.

The series which celebrates ESPN's 30th anniversary will be 30 one hour documentaries profiling a sports story directed by 30 different filmmakers.

Ice Cube's film, Straight Outta L.A., will profile the Los Angeles Raiders and the influence they had on the rapper's hometown and the beginning of his rap career as member of N.W.A.

Other documentaries which will be part of the series include a profile on track runner Marion Jones which will be directed by John Singleton and Hoop Dreams director Steve James will profile NBA superstar Allen Iverson.

30 for 30 will begin airing on October 6 on ESPN.