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  1. 30 Industry Players to Follow on Instagram

    9:00 am 3/20/2015

    Directors and producers are Insta-famous too.Read more

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  2. Throwback Thursday: When 'Empire's' Terrence Howard, Taraji P. Henson First Did Hip-Hop

    12:00 pm 3/12/2015

    The duo first co-starred in John Singleton's 2005 film 'Hustle & Flow.' Says the director of his breakout Sundance hit: "We were in the sweltering summer heat watching Terrence give his first lines of dialogue, and we knew this was Oscar material."Read more

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  3. John Singleton on Sony Hack: Jokes by Amy Pascal, Scott Rudin Aren't "Racist" (Guest Column)

    8:00 am 12/17/2014

    "To hold a person’s whole life in question over flippant comments, made quickly without thought, is dangerous and un-American," the director writes for THRRead more

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  4. John Singleton to Executive Produce Indie Movie 'As the Freak Takes You'

    5:25 pm 12/4/2014

    The low-budget movie is written by Ka'ramuu Kush, who will also direct if a crowdfunding campaign is successful Read more

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  5. Obamas Join Spike Lee in Celebrating 25th Anniversary of 'Do the Right Thing' (Video)

    5:07 pm 6/28/2014

    In a videotaped message played before a screening of the film, the President and First Lady recalled seeing the indie classic on their first date together.Read more

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  6. 'Holler If Ya Hear Me': Theater Review

    11:11 am 6/19/2014

    Tony-winning "A Raisin in the Sun" director Kenny Leon stages this Broadway musical inspired by the lyrics of Tupac Shakur, with a cast headed by Saul Williams and Christopher Jackson.Read more

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  7. 'Boyhood': Why Richard Linklater Owns His New Movie

    10:00 am 6/19/2014

    The director sacrificed his usual low-seven-figure upfront fee to share the copyright in his 12-years-in-the-making movie, as financial transparency improves in the industry and Hollywood's take-the-money-and-run mentality shifts.Read more

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  8. LAFF: John Singleton Talks Tupac Biopic, Tells Filmmakers 'Don't Be Afraid to Be Black'

    5:08 pm 6/14/2014

    The Oscar-nominated writer/director told a Los Angeles Film Festival audience that "negritude" points the way to artistic and commercial success and also revealed details of his proposed Showtime series about cocaine.Read more

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  9. John Singleton on Maya Angelou: 'She Was the First Renaissance Person I Ever Met'

    7:00 am 6/4/2014

    Singleton recalls directing the late poet/author in 1993's "Poetic Justice" and reveals the impact she had on his life.Read more

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  10. Showtime, John Singleton Developing '80s-Set Cocaine Drama

    9:30 am 4/29/2014

    "After Sex's" Eric Amadio will co-write "Snowfall," set in L.A. amid the Iran Contra scandal, alongside Singleton, who will direct.Read more

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