How Boyz n the Hood Beat the Odds to Get Made—and Why It Matters Today
When John Singleton first approached Ice Cube to be in a movie, the rapper didn’t take him seriously. But soon the novice actor, along with Cuba Gooding Jr., Laurence Fishburne, and Angela Bassett, realized Singleton’s script about South-Central Los Angeles was unlike anything that had come before it. A quarter century later, the cast and crew talk about making the revolutionary film.
Kashner, Sam. “How Boyz n the Hood Beat the Odds to Get Made-and Why It Matters Today.” HWD, Vanity Fair, 24 Apr. 2018, www.vanityfair.com/hollywood/2016/08/how-boyz-n-the-hood-beat-the-odds-and-why-it-matters-today.