Social media has erupted with shout-outs and prayers for the director, who is allegedly at Cedars Sinai. His current condition is unknown.
Singleton was nominated for two Oscars – Best Director and Best Original Screenplay – for Boyz n the Hood, becoming the youngest filmmaker to be nominated in those categories.
He also directed Michael Jackson’s video for “Remember The Time.” His other credits include Rosewood, Shaft, 2 Fast 2 Furious, and Four Brothers.
In TV, Singleton directed “The People vs. Oj Simpson: American Crime Story,” and episodes of “Empire,” and “Billions.”