John Singleton‘s property and the fortune it claims is aboutta get little extra flush — as a result of the studio that distributed one in all his greatest movies is ponying up some belated money.
According to courtroom docs, obtained by TMZ, Sony Pictures has agreed to fork over a bit greater than half a mil to the late director’s movie firm, New Deal Productions. The cash — $515,472 — is tied to John’s 2001 flick, “Baby Boy.” Unleash the behind-the-door Rodney memes!!!
In case you haven’t seen it, ‘BB’ stars Tyrese Gibson, Taraji P. Henson, Ving Rhames … and, after all, Snoop Dogg enjoying a gangster who’s out to sq. issues with Tyrese‘s character, Jody, who’s obtained a child with Taraji’s character, however nonetheless lives at house along with his mother.
It made $29.three million within the U.S. field workplace, with a price range of round $16 mil. Sony and its subsidiary, TriStar Pictures, have been the first distributors.
Based on the docs, it seems John had requested a proper audit for cash the movie made some time again, and now in wake of his loss of life … Sony is settling up with this dough. The firm says the settlement was agreed to previous to John’s loss of life in April.
That’s undoubtedly a pleasant bonus to John’s internet value, which might reportedly be as excessive as $35 million. The cash’s nonetheless gotta be divvied up, per the phrases of his will, however more cash’s by no means a foul factor.