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Director John Singleton is suing Paramount Pictures and MTV Films for failing to follow through on their promise to two of his films. According to the lawsuit, Singleton claims he allowed Paramount to distribute Hustle & Flow in 2005 for $9 million, a fraction of what he could have made. The tradeoff, according to the […]


  Taraji P. Henson may be a first-time Academy Award nominee, but she’s no stranger to the world of Oscar. In 2005, after her breakout performance as a pregnant prostitute in the critically acclaimed Hustle & Flow, Henson joined Memphis rap group Three 6 Mafia onstage—in front of an audience of “royalty”, as she puts […]