Since making his highly acclaimed feature debut with the cult comedy Friday in 1995, F. Gary Gray
has risen to become one of the most talented directors in Hollywood. In addition to helping Ice Cube
find cinematic success, Gray has also been instrumental in giving Vin Diesel
(A Man Apart
) and Dwayne Johnson
) big-screen opportunities when it wasn't so fashionable, proving what tremendous foresight Gray has as a mass entertainer.
Related: 10 Behind-The-Scenes Facts About The Making Of Friday
Following a rare critical misstep with Men In Black: International
, Gray is poised to return to the big screen with Muscle
, a new action-comedy starring Vin Diesel that is currently in preproduction. Until then, it's worth highlighting Gray's eclectic cinematic resume to date.