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John Singleton Claims Paramount Reneged on 'Hustle & Flow' Deal

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Oct 19, 2011 | 3:07pm EDT

5661552.jpgJohn Singleton has filed suit against Paramount, claiming the studio reneged on promises made in its deal to acquire Hustle & Flow, THR reports. Singleton, who produced Craig Brewer's 2005 breakout indie hit, alleges that Paramount had committed to backing two additional feature-film projects from the filmmaker, but followed through. He's seeking $20 million in damages.

Source: The Hollywood Reporter

Singleton most recently directed the critically bludgeoned conspiracy thriller Abduction, starring Taylor Lautner as a teen on the run from the CIA. Click below for more images of the Twilight star:

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