John Singleton

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Taraji P. Henson to Star in Emmett Till Film

Henson will produce “The Emmett Till Story” and star as the slain boy’s mother, Mamie Till.

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FX Unveils POC-Driven 'Snowfall' Renewal, 'Mayans MC' Preview

The network behind “Atlanta” announced a second season renewal for John Singleton’s show about the 1980s crack cocaine boom. It also shared footage of its “Sons of Anarchy” spinoff, which will focus on a Latinx outlaw motorcycle club.

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John Singleton's 'Boyz N The Hood' Turns 25 Today

The film, which explores the damage institutional segregation and racism inflicted on several Black South Central Los Angeles residents, still resonates a quarter of a century later.

Academy President Reacts to #OscarsSoWhite as Jada, Spike Pledge Boycott


Academy head Cheryl Boone Isaacs: “I am both heartbroken and frustrated about the lack of inclusion.” 

John Singleton: 'A Lot of Black Filmmakers Half-Ass the S--t'

On the eve ‘Boyz n The Hood’s’ 24th anniversary, John Singleton spoke with The Root about his legendary film and the state of contemporary black filmmaking. 

John Singleton Will No Longer Direct Tupac Biopic

The show will go on.