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John Singleton Says ‘All Eyez On Me’ Filmmakers Stole The Movie Rights From Afeni Shakur


Acclaimed director John Singleton was a recent guest on N.O.R.E. and DJ EFN’s Drink Champs podcast.

Most of the conversation consisted of the Boyz n the Hood creator reflecting on his film career.

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Gasp, Get Out! Jordan Peele Becomes First Black Writer-Director With A $100M Movie Debut



This weekend, Jordan Peele made history becoming the first African American writer-director to hit a $100 million movie debut with Get Out. For three weekends in a row, the socially-aware-horror movie has remained a hit at the box office, raking in an estimated $111 million coming from the modest budget of $4.5 million.

Although the debut feature has received unanimous acclaim from critics, held a $4.5 million budget and starred a largely unknown cast, Peele along with Universal Pictures/Blumhouse have reached a new milestone and set a new studio record.

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