Fuqua's diverse body of work includes Shooter, starring Mark Wahlberg; Tears of the Sun, starring Bruce Willis; King Arthur, starring Clive Owen and Keira Knightley; and the documentary Lightning in a Bottle, a live concert produced by Martin Scorsese that celebrated the history of the blues.
Fuqua is also one of the industry's most sought after music video and commercial directors. He has helmed videos for Prince, Usher, Stevie Wonder and Toni Braxton, among others. For his video for Coolio, Gangsta's Paradise, Fuqua won an MTV Award for Best Rap Video. His commercial clients include Pirelli, Armani, Reebok, Nike (Jordan Brand) and GMC.
Growing up in a tough neighborhood of Pittsburgh not only inspired Fuqua's vision as a director, but also his passionate support for underprivileged youth and the community. Fuqua produced, financed and set up a distribution deal with HBO for Bastards of the Party, an award-winning documentary on the evolution of gangbanging.
Fuqua continues to produce and direct projects through his own banner, Fuqua Films.
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Antoine Fuqua Facts
|Birthday||January 19, 1966 (55)|
|Birthplace||Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA|
|The Magnificent Seven|
|Olympus Has Fallen|
|Tears Of The Sun|