Bet You Didn’t Know: Secrets Behind the Making of “Boyz N The Hood”
The decision to allow Singleton to direct his own film didn’t come back and bite Columbia in the butt. He proved to be more competent than his 24 years would indicate. On set Singleton wanted to get real, authentic reactions from his cast members so during the filming of the movie, he never told the actors when gunshots would be fired. That way their reaction to the “surprise” gunshots would be more believable.