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John Singleton Won't Be Replaced On Snowfall

John Singleton will not be replaced as an executive producer on 'Snowfall'. The 51-year-old filmmaker passed away last week after he had his life support turned off following a ''major stroke'' last month but he...

John Singleton's Funeral Set For Next Week

John Singleton's funeral will take place on Monday (06.05.19).The 51-year-old filmmaker - who made history as the first African-American and youngest person to be nominated for the Best Director Oscar in 1992 for 'Boyz n...

John Singleton's Will Filed In Court

John Singleton's will has been filed in court, and names his daughter Justice as his beneficiary.The 51-year-old filmmaker - who made history as the first African-American and youngest person to be nominated for the Best...

Spike Lee Leads Tributes To John Singleton

Spike Lee, Halle Berry and Viola Davis are among the stars to have paid tribute to the late John Singleton.The 51-year-old filmmaker - who made history as the first African-American and youngest person to be...

Jamie Foxx 'Hoping For A Miracle' After John Singleton Is Taken Off Life Support

Jamie Foxx is ''hoping for a miracle'' after John Singleton's family announced he will be taken off life support.The 51-year-old filmmaker - who is best known for helming 1991 crime drama 'Boyz n the Hood',...

John Singleton To Be Taken Off Life Support

John Singleton is set to be taken off life support, two weeks after suffering a stroke.The 51-year-old filmmaker - who is best known for helming 1991 crime drama 'Boyz n the Hood', which earned him...

John Singleton Hospitalised After Suffering Stroke

Oscar-nominated director John Singleton is in intensive care after suffering a stroke.The 51-year-old filmmaker - who is best known for helming 1991 crime drama 'Boyz n the Hood', which earned him his Academy Award nod...

Jordan Peele Almost Didn't Become A Director Due To Lack Of Role Models

Jordan Peele almost didn't become a director because of the lack of black role models.The 36-year-old actor-turned-filmmaker made history after becoming the first ever African American to win the Best Original Screenplay at the Academy...

Wesley Snipes Is Up For Blade 4

Wesley Snipes is open to making 'Blade 4'.The 55-year-old actor starred as the titular half-human, half-vampire blood sucker hunter in the 1998, 2002 and 2004 action movies based on the Marvel Comics character, but the...

John Singleton Refuses To Watch Tupac Shakur Biopic

The Boyz n the Hood director was tapped to take charge of All Eyez On Me, but he exited the film in April, 2015, putting the blame on studio bosses at Morgan Creek...

Hip-hop Music Video Director To Lead Tupac Shakur Biopic

The Boyz n the Hood filmmaker announced his departure from the project in April (15), putting the blame on studio bosses at Morgan Creek and accusing them of failing to respect the slain...

John Singleton's Child Support Lowered

The Boyz n the Hood director sued his ex-wife Akousia Busia earlier this year (15), claiming he could no longer afford the monthly $4,000 (£2,500) payments due to a loss of income....

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...

By on 19 March 2008

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...

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