Family of Oscar-nominated film-maker, 51, thanked his fans and colleagues for good wishesBoyz N the Hood director John Singleton in hospital after strokeOscar-nominated director John Singleton is in intensive care after suffering a stroke. The film-maker, known for movies including Boyz N the Hood, the 2000 remake of Shaft and 2 Fast 2 Furious, fell ill on Wednesday, his family said in a statement to the Press Association. Boyz N the Hood review – a blistering humanitarian classic that has not dated Read moreThe statement said: “On Wednesday, 17 April our beloved son/father, John Singleton, suffered a stroke while at the hospital. Nia Long (@NiaLong) Praying hard this morning for my friend @johnsingleton PULL THROUGH BABY ❤️ pic.twitter.com/neYNnRFmX4Chicago Fire co-creator Derek Haas said: “John Singleton is a wonderful human. John Singleton reflects on Boyz N the Hood: 'I didn't know anything' Read moreHis 1991 film Boyz N the Hood – his directorial debut, at the age of just 23 – earned him an Academy Award nomination for best director, making him the first African-American nominee and the youngest ever.
Source: The Guardian April 20, 2019 22:55 UTC