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John Singleton, ‘Poetic Justice’ And ‘Shaft’ Director Suffers Stroke

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Known for helming and writing movies like Poetic Justice, Shaft, Boyz n the Hood, John Singleton has reportedly suffered a stroke. John Singleton’s family or his reps haven’t made any announcement yet but as per lovebscott.com, John Singleton is in hospital after he suffered a stroke although we haven’t received any further details on this at the moment. Snoop Dogg also took to Instagram, sharing a message about Singleton. Snoop Dogg wrote, “Pray 4 my brother 🙏🏽👊🏿✨💙. @johnsingleton”.

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John Singleton Reportedly In Hospital After Suffering A Stroke

John Singleton suffers a stroke
John Singleton suffers a stroke

This does indicate that something is certainly wrong and we will hopefully get more info on this very soon. Our thoughts are with Singleton’s friends and family, and we hope that he recovers soon.

John Singleton has directed films like Baby Boy, 2 Fast 2 Furious, Four Brothers, Poetic Justice, Boyz n the Hood. He also produced many films and has more projects like Black Snake Moan, Hustle and Flow, LA: Burning: The Riots 25 Years Later, which will be a documentary about the LA Riots.

John Singleton was also once involved with Black Panther starring Wesley Snipes back in the 90s. The movie never ended up getting made but it did end up in a meeting between Singleton and Snipes over the vision of the film. The film couldn’t work out due to difference in creative visions for the project.

Singleton Was Once Supposed To Direct ‘Black Panther’

Black Panther (2018)
Black Panther (2018)

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“I laid on him my vision of the film being closer to what you see now: the whole world of Africa being a hidden, highly technically advanced society, cloaked by a force field, Vibranium,” Snipes said. “John was like, ‘Nah! Hah! Hah! See, he’s got the spirit of the Black Panther, but he is trying to get his son to join the [civil rights activist] organization. And he and his son have a problem, and they have some strife because he is trying to be politically correct and his son wants to be a knucklehead.'”

Ultimately, Black Panther was helmed by Ryan Coogler and went on to become a huge international success.

John Singleton’s work extends to the television too as he worked on projects like Snowfall and Rebel. Stay tuned for more.

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