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Watch Hollywood Reporter’s Full, Uncensored Drama Showrunner Roundtable With John Singleton, Sam Esmail and More

The Drama Showrunner Roundtable brings together the late John Singleton, Sam Esmail, Steven Canals, Sera Gamble, Marti Noxon and Nic Pizzolatto. THR Roundtables air every Sunday on SundanceTV.

Cinespia Sets August Hollywood Forever Screenings, John Singleton Tribute (Exclusive)

Cinespia, the group behind Los Angeles' iconic Hollywood Forever Cemetery movie series, has planned a special John Singleton tribute for Aug. 10, complete with a 'Boyz N the Hood' screening and…

BET Awards: John Singleton Remembered by ‘Boyz N The Hood,’ ‘Snowfall’ Stars

Morris Chestnut and Damson Idris paid tribute to late writer-director John Singleton during the 2019 BET Awards on Sunday night.

Sony Renames Movie Theater After John Singleton

Sony Pictures Entertainment, which released John Singleton's breakthrough first film, is honoring the late filmmaker by renaming a movie theater in his name.

“You’re Not Gonna F***in’ Tell Me What My Story Is”: Sam Esmail, Nic Pizzolatto and The Hollywood Reporter Drama Showrunner Roundtable

The late John Singleton, Sam Esmail, Steven Canals, Sera Gamble, Marti Noxon and Nic Pizzolatto sound off in The Hollywood Reporter Drama Showrunner Roundtable.

Laurence Fishburne Recalls First Reading John Singleton’s ‘Boyz n the Hood’ Script: “I Was in Tears”

"John's first language was the moving image. He talked in movie images," Laurence Fishburne says of John Singleton, who died April 28 at age 51 following a stroke.

‘Precious’ Writer Geoffrey Fletcher Remembers John Singleton’s “Uncanny Combination of Confidence and Grace”

'Precious' scribe Geoffrey Fletcher — who was the first black screenwriter ever to win an Oscar — pays tribute to director John Singleton, who died April 28 at age 51 following a stroke: "His love of…

Watch John Singleton Reflect on His Career and Reputation in Final Interview

As part of The Hollywood Reporter's Emmy season roundtable series, director John Singleton spoke candidly in early April about the unwavering commitment he had to telling narratives that had never…

Hollywood Pays Tribute to John Singleton: “A Brave Artist and a True Inspiration”

Hollywood stars and public figures took to social media on Monday to pay tribute to John Singleton. The director, screenwriter and producer died Monday following a "major stroke" on April 17, which…

John Singleton, Trailblazing Writer-Director of ‘Boyz N the Hood,’ Dies at 51

John Singleton, the pioneering writer-director of 'Boyz N the Hood' who traveled a short distance but sure came a long way as he blazed a trail from South Central to Hollywood, has died. He was 51.

John Singleton to Be Removed From Life Support

The family of John Singleton announced Monday that the acclaimed director would be removed from life support after he suffered a debilitating stroke last week.

John Singleton in Coma Following “Major Stroke”

Director John Singleton is currently in a coma after suffering a "major stroke," his mother has written in an application for temporary conservatorship.