(born January 19, 1966) is an American film director
. He directed the film Training Day
alongside Tears of the Sun
, King Arthur
and Brooklyn's Finest
. He is currently slated to direct Tupac Shakur
's official biopic. AllHipHop
After going to school for electrical engineering, with the hope of going on to fly jets in the military, Fuqua began his career directing music videos for popular artists like Toni Braxton
, and then went on to become a successful film director. He is perhaps best-known for the award-winning film Training Day
. Fuqua was scheduled to direct Prisoners
, based on a storybook from Aaron Guzikowski
, but has left the project.
CBS Films has hired Antoine Fuqua to direct a new movie based on a Vince Flynn
novel, Consent to Kill
In March 2011, Fuqua signed on to direct a film featuring a romantic love story between Yang Guifei, an imperial concubine, and the Tang dynasty emperor, Xuanzong. The film is currently untitled and is scheduled to release in 2012.
On June 7, 2011, Antoine Fuqua was confirmed to direct the movie Southpaw
He co-created with Wesley Snipes After Dark
, which was written by Peter Milligan
and illustrated by Jeff......