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    Octavia Spencer Doesn’t Agree With John Singleton’s Claim That Black Directors Are Being Shut Out

    Octavia Spencer wasn't exactly happy with what John Singleton said about the increasingly lack of opportunities for black directors. Is she right? Or is Singleton?

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    John Singleton Gives Scathing Criticism of Hollywood: "They Ain't Letting Black People Tell Their Stories"

    Director John Singleton had some pointed words about the studio system during a recent event at Loyola Marymount University.

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    Long Developing Tupac Shakur Biopic Lines Up John Singleton To Direct

    The long-gestating Tupac Shakur biopic has spent the years being swapped back and forth between “Training Day” director Antoine Fuqua and “Boyz n the Hood” director John Singleton, but now it appears the film has finally found its helmer.

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    John Singleton Returns As Director Of Tupac Shakur Biopic (Will Rewrite Script & Produce)

    John Singleton Returns As Director Of Tupac Shakur Biopic (Will Rewrite Script & Produce)

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    John Singleton Signs Up To Exec Produce Thomas Allen Harris' 'Through A Lens Darkly'

    John Singleton Signs Up To Exec Produce Thomas Allen Harris' 'Through A Lens Darkly'

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    John Singleton, Russell Simmons Team Up For HBO Drama 'Club Life: Miami'

    John Singleton, Russell Simmons Team Up For HBO Drama 'Club Life: Miami'

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    John Singleton Has a Miami Nightclub Drama in Development at HBO

    The "Boyz n the Hood" filmmaker will write and direct a project called "Club Life: Miami."

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    John Singleton Asks if a White Director Can Make a Great Black Film

    "Boyz n the Hood" writer-director John Singleton's The Hollywood Reporter column wastes no time in illuminating what has thus far seemingly been "a banner year" for black-themed films.

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    John Singleton Channels August Wilson - Pens Op-ed On White Directors Helming Black Films

    John Singleton penned an op-ed for The Hollywood Reporter addressing the lack of black directors helming black films within the studio system. It's a wonderful coincidence that I happened upon the piece immediately after I published the post just below this one, on black directors who've directed bl...

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    12 Films About Black History

    This Friday sees the release of “Lee Daniels’ The Butler,” (our review) the true story of Eugene Allen (renamed Cecil Gaines for the film), an African-American butler who served multiple presidents through several generations in the White House. As played by Forest Whitaker, Gaines bears witness to ...

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