Antoine Fuqua Developing Film on Maywood Native Fred Hampton

Slain Black Panther Fred Hampton, whose life will be turned into a movie by director Antoine Fuqua, pictured below. | Wikipedia  Thursday, May 11, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews Antoine Fuqua, the Academy Award-winning director of Training Day, is developing a film about Maywood native and Black Panther icon Fred Hampton, according to numerous media reports. Deadline Hollywood broke the story. “The untitled … Continue reading Antoine Fuqua Developing Film on Maywood Native Fred Hampton

Briefly: Fred Hampton’s Life Going To The Silver Screen; Holiday Lights Contest; ‘Born To Die’ Cantata; More

  Thursday, December 10, 2015 || By Michael Romain  The life of Maywood native Fred Hampton, the late chairman of the Illinois Black Panther Party, will be depicted in a movie to be directed by “Training Day” director Antoine Fuqua, according to Hampton’s brother, Maywood Park District Commissioner Bill Hampton. He said he hopes filming takes place in Maywood, as well as in places in … Continue reading Briefly: Fred Hampton’s Life Going To The Silver Screen; Holiday Lights Contest; ‘Born To Die’ Cantata; More