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F. Gary Gray Receives Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame


Legendary filmmaker F. Gary Gray is the latest inductee tot he Hollywood Walk of Fame. The creator of Straight Outta Compton and historic Hip-Hop videos such as Ice Cube’s “It Was a Good Day” and OutKast’s “Ms. Jackson,” became the 2,665th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. “I want to dedicate this star to […]

Director F. Gary Gray to Direct ‘Men in Black’ Spin Off

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Tis the season for reboots, spin-offs and remakes. Now add the popular Men in Black franchise to the growing list. According to Deadline, F. Gary Gray, director of Set it Off, Straight Outta Compton and The Fate of the Furious, is currently in negotiations to helm the action sci-fi series. Sony Pictures, fresh off major theater success with the […]

Suge Knight Allegedly Threatened ‘Straight Outta Compton’ Director F. Gary Gray

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Chronicles from the days of real gangsters in Hip Hop… Transcripts just released from a grand jury hearing earlier this year indicate rap mogul Marion “Suge” Knight allegedly gave multiple menacing warnings to “Straight Outta Compton” director F. Gary Gray during the filming of his Academy Award-nominated film. Transcripts from the February hearing were just […]

AAFCA Names “Straight Outta Compton” Best Film of 2015

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The African American Film Critics Association just named F. Gary Gray’s “Straight Outta Compton” the best movie of 2015. Despite a whirlwind of controversy, the movie has brought in over $200 million in the box office, making it the highest grossing music biopic of all time. In addition to winning best picture of 2015, the […]

‘Straight Outta Compton’ Becomes Highest-Grossing Film By a Black Director


Straight Outta Compton was one of this summer’s biggest sensations at the box office, and it’s officially become a record-breaking achievement. The F. Gary Gray-directed N.W.A biopic, starring Corey Hawkins, Jason Mitchell, O’Shea Jackson Jr. and more, that stole the hearts of Hip-Hop fans worldwide, has officially crossed the $200 million mark, making it the […]

‘Straight Outta Compton’ Is #1 For the 3rd Straight Week

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For the third straight week, F. Gary Gray and Will Packer‘s masterpiece of an N.W.A. biopic, Straight Outta Compton, is the #1 movie at the box office. With a $13.4 million weekend, SOC squeaked past Zac Efron‘s We Are Your Friends to take the top spot, resulting in an impressive $134 million three week total. […]