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  1. Tupac Shakur Biopic Finds Distributor

    11:59 am 4/16/2014

    John Singleton, who directed the rapper in 1993's "Poetic Justice," is helming the feature.Read more

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  2. John Singleton Says Studios 'Ain't Letting Black People Tell Stories'

    9:46 am 3/24/2014

    As part of "The Hollywood Masters" interview series, the director criticizes "so-called liberals" in the studios and adds: "You’ve got a lot of black executives at the studio who are afraid to give their opinion about what black culture is." Read more

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  3. John Singleton Says Studios 'Ain't Letting Black People Tell Stories,' Unveils Tupac Biopic Plans (Video)

    6:00 am 3/24/2014

    As part of "The Hollywood Masters" interview series, the director criticizes "so-called liberals" in the studios and adds: "You’ve got a lot of black executives at the studio who are afraid to give their opinion about what black culture is."Read more

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  4. John Singleton to Direct Tupac Shakur Biopic

    2:09 pm 2/12/2014

    With Singleton's involvement, the long-stalled project gets a second life.Read more

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  5. John Singleton on Hollywood's 'Slavery Zeitgeist' (Guest Column)

    1:08 pm 12/17/2013

    The acclaimed director on how "Fruitvale Station," "The Butler" and "12 Years a Slave" were made outside the studio system, and what's next: "The chains on what can be made and what can't in Hollywood have been unshackled."Read more

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  6. John Singleton, Russell Simmons Team for Miami-Set Club Drama at HBO

    2:02 pm 11/18/2013

    The Oscar-nominated "Boyz n the Hood" multihyphenate will write the script and executive produce "Club Life: Miami."Read more

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  7. John Singleton: Can a White Director Make a Great Black Movie? (Guest Column)

    6:00 am 9/19/2013

    "42" and "The Help" had white helmers; "The Butler" and "12 Years a Slave" didn't. The Oscar-nominated director questions the studios' motives in telling black stories with scant African-American input: "It's as if the studios are saying, 'We want it black, just not that black.' "Read more

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  8. Paramount, John Singleton Settle 'Hustle & Flow' Litigation (Exclusive)

    5:08 am 11/5/2012

    The director/producer sued the studio and MTV Films for allegedly breaching a promise made at the 2005 Sundance Film Festival to "put" two additional features.Read more

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  9. Paramount, John Singleton Set for 'Hustle and Flow' Trial

    9:06 am 10/3/2012

    Director-producer will attempt to show the studio reneged on an agreement on two films, including a Spike Lee-directed concert film starring Tracy Morgan.Read more

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  10. John Singleton: Rodney King Footage 'Wouldn't Necessarily Have The Same Impact' Today

    9:00 am 6/20/2012

    The director of "Boyz n the Hood" reflects on the "tragic" life and death of the polarizing figure whose beating prompted the 1992 L.A. riots.Read more

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