Friendly Fire: Making of an Urban Legend 18 years old

Cast and crew offer up a nice overview piece, discussing the picture's authenticity, real life in the time of Boyz n the Hood, the parallels between Singleton's real life and his film, the process of making the film, the casting process, the quality of the script, the film's reception, its Oscar nominations, and its legacy.

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Friendly Fire: Making of an Urban Legend Cast

Name Character
Laurence Fishburne He was 42, now 61 years old
Regina King She was 32, now 51 years old
Cuba Gooding, Jr. He was 35, now 54 years old
Ice Cube He was 34, now 53 years old
Steve Nicolaides
Nia Long She was 32, now 51 years old
Morris Chestnut He was 34, now 53 years old
Desi Arnez Hines II He was 23, now 42 years old
John Singleton He was 35, 51 years old when he died
Gregory Hines He was 57, 57 years old when he died as Himself (archive footage)
Darius McCrary He was 27, now 46 years old
Stephanie Allain She was 43, now 62 years old
Jaki Brown
Charles Mills He was 248, 70 years old when he died

Friendly Fire: Making of an Urban Legend Crew

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Friendly Fire: Making of an Urban Legend poster
Friendly Fire: Making of an Urban Legend (18 years)

  • Release day: Tuesday, September 02, 2003
  • Runtime: 43 minutes