Black directors unite, and let’s all get down. That could have been the rallying call for the Black excellence that took over Twitter today. Starting at 10 am, Black directors such as John Singleton, Gina Prince-Bythewood, Tyler Perry, and Malcolm D. Lee joined Ava DuVernay for a Tweet-a-thon for the black filmmakers collective AFFRM (African […]

Another day, another crime show set in Los Angeles, but this time it’s with famed director John Singleton. FX just ordered up episodes of the Boyz N the Hood director’s new drama Snowfall, according to Variety. Here’s what it will be about: The one-hour drama will be set in Los Angeles in 1981 against the infancy of the crack cocaine […]

It was reported last year that John Singleton would be directing a Tupac biopic, but it looks like that’s not happening. Carl Franklin will now be directing the film, according to Miss Info. The director made the announcement on his Instagram page to let his fans know he wouldn’t be moving forward with the project. […]

The Screen

The film Furious 7 opens this weekend, and early projections have the franchise’s latest installment earning over $115 million. After a role in 2003’s 2 Fast 2 Furious, despite having no formal training as an actor, Furious 7 co-star, Ludacris, has gone on to take roles in the Academy Award-winning film Crash, Hustle & Flow, […]


Tupac fans are going to have to wait a bit longer than expected for a planned biopic about the West Coast legend. Behind-the-scenes Hollywood triple-threat John Singleton was announced as the director for the flick back in January but has just shared a not-so-promising development in a new interview with XXL. While the movie still has a script, Singleton […]

In a classic case of “he said/she said” actress Taraji P. Henson and her good friend Tyrese Gibson squared off on last night’s “Arsenio Hall Show” about their love scene in John Singleton’s 2001 flick, “Baby Boy.” The sexy Henson claims that neophyte actor Gibson was nervous as all hell about having to take his […]

The life and death of legendary rapper Tupac is a story that has been trying to make it to the big screen since his murder in 1996. The biopic has been very touch and go with getting greenlit, but it has regained some steam since popular director John Singleton is back on board with directing the […]

Russell Simmons has rekindled his relationship with HBO and has partnered up with “Boyz N The Hood” director John Singleton to produce a new TV series, “Club Life: Miami.”   The show will follow a reformed criminal who moves to South Beach and and gains a new lease on life as he embraces the youthful, […]


Tonight on “The Arsenio Hall Show,” host Arsenio Hall welcomes Ice Cube to the couch where he and the hip hop legend will talk about his career in entertainment. They discuss everything from N.W.A. to the possibility of a Friday reunion with Chris Tucker. Word to Felicia! Arsenio and Ice Cube also chopped it up about the fact that Arsenio was not […]

The prospect of an N.W.A. biopic is quickly becoming a reality. Former member and driving force behind the film, Ice Cube, gave a few minor updates on the project while doing promo for his latest comedy, 21 Jump Street. According to the West Coast legend, the script for the N.W.A. film is almost done. They’ve […]

Words by Adisa Banjoko Tyrese Gibson’s career in entertainment began when he was discovered on a bus. An appearance in a 1994 Coke advertisement, singing the phrase “Always Coca-Cola,” gave the budding singer a national buzz. Soon after he got into acting. One of his biggest breaks was getting cast as Jody in the John […]

The NFL is making a concerted effort to help its players transition into the film industry, along with John Singleton, Robert Townsend and Keenen Ivory Wayans. The NFL Pro Hollywood Boot Camp will take place April 2nd-5th in Los Angeles, and 20 past and present players will be involved in the project. Click here to […]