Antoine Fuqua is an American movie director, producer, and actor who was born on May 30, 1965. He was exceptionally acknowledged for directing music videos for
, Coolio, Stevie Wonder, and Prince, which includes the song video for "Gangsta's Paradise" (1995). He commenced his film profession in 1998 and rose to prominence after directing the murder mystery in 2001. Shooter, Brooklyn's Finest, the Equalizer films, Southpaw, the remake of
The Magnificent Seven
, Olympus, Has Fallen, and the severely acclaimed documentary What's My Name: is amongst Fuqua's motion, criminal, mystery, and drama movies, in addition to documentaries. Fuqua is the son of Carlos and Mary Fuqua and was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Fuqua studied electric engineering before stepping into the film industry, aiming to emerge as a navy pilot. Fuqua started his career as a movie director in 1998. His first full-length movie was The Replacement Killers (1998), directed by John Woo and starring Chow Yun Fat, followed by the motion-comedy Bait (2000), directed by Jamie Foxx.
And then he directed the homicide mystery Training Day (2001). His 2016 movie was a remake of Kurosawa's 1954 movie Seven Samurai, which changed into itself a remake of 1960 Western- The Magnificent Seven. Fuqua was also one of the executive producers for the Fox scientific drama series The Resident in early 2018. Infinite, a sci-fi movie directed by Antoine Fuqua, was launched in June 2021. He signed the first-appearance settlement with Netflix on December 3, 2021. On the same day, he modified his production firm, ‘Fuqua Films’ to ‘Hill District Media.’