Oscar-nominated filmmaker is best known for directing “Boyz n the Hood.”
Host and reporter said goodbye after three years.
She initially thought the HBCU theme would be “confusing” for the audience.
Hit narco-series is shifting locations to New Orleans.
Shemar Moore, Victoria Rowell, Eileen Davidson will honor the late actor.
The comedy topped “Hellboy,” which failed to generate much heat.
“We must stop this senseless violence,” LAPD chief Michel Moore tweeted.
“He set an example for young people to follow,” the former president said.
“Havana” singer will also be involved in the music for the film.
The service will be held Thursday at Staples Center in Los Angeles.
“I accept full responsibility for my actions,” the actress said in a statement.
“It is a transcendent film,” one critic writes.