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John Singleton Quits Tupac Shakur Biopic

The Boyz n the Hood director announced the news on his Instagram account late on Tuesday (07Apr15), a week after telling XXL magazine he had put the project on hold while he "figured...

Ludacris Has Ja Rule's Ego To Thank For Fast & Furious Role

The Always On Time hitmaker had a small role in 2001's The Fast and The Furious, the movie which kickstarted the blockbuster franchise, and Singleton wanted the hip-hop star to reprise his role...

Tupac Shakur Biopic Grinds To A Halt

The movie, based on the hip-hop icon's life story, has been widely-discussed and filming was slated to begin in June (15) with Randall Emmett as producer and Singleton as director. Filming...

John Singleton: Tupac Shakur's Spirit Came To Me

John Singleton says Tupac Shakur's ''spirit'' encouraged him to helm a biopic on the late rapper. The 46-year-old filmmaker is on board to write, direct and produce the forthcoming film which is based on the...

John Singleton Directing Tupac Movie. Michael B Jordan, Stand By Your Phone

John Singleton will direct the highly anticipated Tupac Shakur biopic after finally closing a deal to take full creative responsibility for the movie. As well as getting behind the camera, Singleton will re-write and produce...

John Singleton To Direct Tupac Biopic

Moviemaker John Singleton has given the producers of a planned Tupac Shakur biopic a big boost by signing on to rewrite and direct the project.Singleton, who was loosely attached to the film two years ago...

Russell Simmons & John Singleton Teaming Up For Tv Series

Rap mogul Russell Simmons and director John Singleton are teaming up to develop a U.S. Tv series.Club Life: Miami will be written and directed by the Boyz n the Hood filmmaker and will centre on...

John Singleton Sues Paramount For $20 Million

Filmmaker John Singleton has filed a $20-million lawsuit against Paramount Pictures, claiming that the study backed out of a two-picture promise that was part of his deal with the studio for his 2005 film Hustle...

John Singleton Sues Over Reneged Movie Deal

Director/producer John Singleton is seeking a $20 million (£12.5 million) pay out from studio bosses at Paramount Pictures and Mtv Films amid allegations they reneged on a deal to finance two of his films.The moviemaker...

John Singleton To Direct Tupac Movie?

John Singleton is set to direct the Tupac biopic. The filmmaker - who worked with the legendary musician on 'Poetic Justice' in 1993 - has stepped into the role following the departure of Antoine Fuqua...

Twilight Still The Saga For Taylor Lautner

19 year-old American wonder kid Taylor Lautner is currently doing the promotional rounds for his latest film 'Abduction,' but the star is still finding plenty of time to talk about the films that made him...

Lautner Studying Cruise For New Film Role

TAYLOR LAUTNER is busy studying the films of TOM CRUISE in a bid to emulate the movie star's career, following advice from director JOHN SINGLETON.The Twilight star is set to step away from his role...

Liam Hemsworth To Star In Broken Run

Liam Hemsworth is set to star in political thriller 'Broken Run'. The 'Last Song' actor - well known for his on-off relationship with teen star Miley Cyrus - will be taking a leading role in...

Elisabeth Rohm Joins Abduction

Elisabeth Rohm has joined the cast of 'Abduction'.The 'Heroes' actress will star alongside Taylor Lautner, Sigourney Weaver, Lily Collins and Maria Bello in the action-thriller, which is to be directed by John Singleton.The movie tells...

Singleton Quits A-team Movie

Director JOHN SINGLETON has pulled out of plans for a movie version of 1980s TV hit THE A-TEAM, after the project was postponed, according to reports. The Boyz n the Hood film maker had signed...

Halle Berry Reveals Daughter's Name Is Nahla Ariela Aubry

Actress Halle Berry has named her new baby daughter Nahla Ariela Aubry.The Oscar-winner gave birth at the weekend, her first child with model boyfriend Gabriel Aubry.And the Monster's Ball star has chosen an Arabic name...

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Singleton To Revamp The A-team

BOYZ N THE HOOD director JOHN SINGLETON is to lead THE A-TEAM onto the big screen. The TV vigilante crew will return 20 years after becoming a massive hit on the small screen in a...

Singleton Wants To Resurrect Dmx's Career

Director JOHN SINGLETON is confident he can turn DMX's flailing career around - if only the rapper would get in touch. The filmmaker was one of the first to bring hip-hop stars to the big...

Singleton Will Not Face Charges Over Fatal Car Crash

LATEST: Filmmaker JOHN SINGLETON will not be charged after the SUV he was driving hit and killed a 57-year-old woman in Los Angeles on Thursday (23Aug07) night. The Boyz In The Hood director stopped his...

Singleton In Fatal Car Crash

Hollywood director JOHN SINGLETON has killed a 57-year-old woman in a car crash in Los Angeles. The Boyz in the Hood filmmaker was driving his SUV in the city on Thursday (23Aug07) when Constance Russell...

Judge Rules Against Government In Discrimination Case

Federal Judge Gary Allen Fees ruled in Los Angeles on Thursday that racial discrimination did not figure in the firing of Frank Davis as assistant director in 2002 on 2 Fast 2 Furious. Davis is...

Assistant Director Settles Discrimination Case Against Universal

Only one day into the trial of a racial-discrimination lawsuit brought by a former assistant director against Universal Pictures, the studio agreed to settle the case for an undisclosed figure. Frank Davis, who had charged...

Manning Still Waiting For Hustle + Flow Cash

CROSSROADS and 8 MILE star TARYN MANNING feels she has been hustled by the producer of her HUSTLE + FLOW movie - because she's still awaiting payment. The actress, who played a desperate hooker in...

Ricci Ready To Quit Acting Before Black Snake Moan

Actress CHRISTINA RICCI was on the verge of quitting her acting career before landing the lead role in new movie BLACK SNAKE MOAN. The 27-year-old was ready to leave her career behind if she couldn't...

Saliva Singer To Play Drummer In Wilson Biopic

Rocker JOSEY SCOTT is reportedly in talks to star in a new biopic about country singer GRETCHEN WILSON. The SALIVA frontman is set to reteam with HUSTLE + FLOW director and producer team CRAIG BREWER...

Tyra: Waiting For Mr Right

Former supermodel TYRA BANKS is looking for love, but will wait for Mr Right because disappointing relationships have left her heartbroken. The AMERICA'S NEXT TOP MODEL creator, who has been linked to singer SEAL and...

Tara Reid Realises Dolphin Dream In Australia

Actress TARA REID has realised one of her greatest dreams after swimming with dolphins Down Under. The AMERICAN PIE star got the chance to get up close and personal with porpoises GEMMA and NILA at...

Hilton Launches Australia Beer

PARIS HILTON has arrived in Sydney, Australia, where she is set to become the face of a Bondi Blonde beer. Sydney advertising guru JOHN SINGLETON is launching the new beer and has secured Hilton's services...

Rap Writer Plans Jackie Collins Career

A former rap video star who exposed the seedy details of her celebrity lovers' lives in an explosive book is now planning to become the black JACKIE COLLINS. Sexy KARRINE STEFFANS stunned the rap...

Crash Claims African American Critics' Best Film Prize

Gritty drama CRASH has claimed yet another top film award after the African American Critics Association named the drama its Movie of the Year. The film's star TERRENCE HOWARD was also honoured as Best...

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