Ava DuVernay Archives

DMZ teaser images released by Ava DuVernay (Images: A. DuVernay/HBO Max)
Ava DuVernay (When They See Us) and Roberto Patino's (Westworld) four-part limited series adaptation of DC Comics series DMZ for HBO Max made some major news on both sides of the camera on Monday, with nine additions to the cast and two additions to the creative team confirmed exclusively by Deadline Hollywood. Rutina Wesley (Queen Sugar), Mamie Gummer[...]
Naomi Series Co-Creator Ava DuVernay Explains New Approach to Projects
The last time we checked in with award-winning filmmaker Ava DuVernay and Arrow writer & co-executive producer Jill Blankenship's Naomi, viewers were treated to a preview image of Kaci Walfall and the rest of "Team Naomi": Lourdes (Camila Moreno), Nathan (Daniel Puig), and Anthony (Will Myers) Based on the 2019-debuting comic book series co-written by Brian[...]
Naomi is coming to The CW (Image: DC Comics)
As far as weeks go, this one's been a pretty good one for star Kaci Walfall, award-winning filmmaker Ava DuVernay, and Arrow writer and co-executive producer Jill Blankenship's Naomi Of course, getting an official series order from The CW goes a long way towards making that happen. Based on the 2019-debuting comic book series co-written by[...]
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Yesterday, we learned that we would be seeing a lot more of Kaci Walfall's Naomi McDuffie now that award-winner Ava DuVernay and Arrow writer and co-executive producer Jill Blankenship's Naomi had received a series order from The CW Based on the 2019-debuting comic book series co-written by Brian Michael Bendis and David F Walker) and illustrated[...]
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A little less than a month after viewers got their first look at Kaci Walfall as Naomi McDuffie from award-winner Ava DuVernay and Arrow writer and co-executive producer Jill Blankenship's Naomi, they're learning that they're going to have the opportunity to get to know her much better On Monday, The CW announced that the pilot[...]
Naomi is coming to The CW (Image: DC Comics)
Walker )and illustrated by artist Jamal Campbell), award-winner Ava DuVernay and Arrow writer and co-executive producer Jill Blankenship's Naomi shared a first look at Kaci Walfall as Naomi McDuffie Following a teen girl's journey from her small northwestern town to the heights of the multiverse, a supernatural event shakes Naomi's hometown to the core, inspiring[...]
wings of fire
Sutherland's best-selling series of Scholastic books are coming to the small screen, with Netflix, Academy Award nominee and Emmy Award winner Ava DuVernay, and ARRAY Filmworks teaming for a 10-episode animated adaptation of the Wings of Fire book series Dan Milano (Glitch Techs), Christa Starr (Mystery Science Theater 3000), and Justin Ridge (Star Wars Resistance)[...]
Naomi is coming to The CW (Image: DC Comics)
Heading into April, we learned that Kaci Walfall (Army Wives, Power) had been tapped to lead Ava DuVernay and Arrow writer and co-executive producer Jill Blankenship's Naomi pilot for The CW In addition, we learned that Walfall was set to be joined by Alexander Wraith (Orange Is the New Black, Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.), Cranston Johnson[...]
Naomi is coming to The CW (Image: DC Comics)
Ava DuVernay and Arrow writer and co-executive producer Jill Blankenship's Naomi pilot for The CW has rounded out its cast, with Barry Watson (7th Heaven), Mouzam Makkar (The Fix), Mary-Charles Jones (Kevin Can Wait), Aidan Gemme (Finding Neverland), and Daniel Puig (The System) set to join series star Kaci Walfall (Army Wives, Power) The five also[...]
Naomi is coming to The CW (Image: DC Comics)
Ava DuVernay and Arrow writer and co-executive producer Jill Blankenship's Naomi pilot for The CW has found its lead in Kaci Walfall (Army Wives, Power) In addition, Alexander Wraith (Orange Is the New Black, Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.), Cranston Johnson (Filthy Rich, P-Valley), and newcomer Camila Moreno have been cast as series regulars[...]
Naomi is coming to The CW (Image: DC Comics)
The network proved that on Tuesday, handing out pilot orders for Ava DuVernay's upcoming Arrowverse drama Naomi, the live-action reboot of The Powerpuff Girls, and a nun dramedy stemming from executive producer Jennie Snyder Urman, as well as a straight-to-series order for a reboot of cult classic sci-fi drama The 4400 That said, this does not[...]
Naomi is coming to The CW (Image: DC Comics)
Looks like award-winning filmmaker and executive producer Ava DuVernay (When They See Us) is enjoying her time in the DC Universe Along with helming the feature film adaptation of DC's New Gods, and directing the pilot for and executive producing HBO Max's DMZ, you can now add a television series adaptation of the teen superhero Naomi[...]
Earlier this week, fans of the DC Comics series DMZ were on the receiving end of some excellent news, with HBO Max announcing that Ava DuVernay (When They See Us) and Roberto Patino's (Westworld) adaptation was moving forward as a four-part limited series event Patino serves as writer, showrunner, and executive producer, with DuVernay directing the pilot[...]
DMZ has been given a green light by HBO Max (Images: HBO Max PR)
HBO Max has given an official green light to Roberto Patino (Westworld) and Ava DuVernay's (When They See Us) DMZ, with Rosario Dawson (Briarpatch, Rent, Sin City) and Benjamin Bratt (Law & Order, Traffic) set to lead the cast of the futuristic drama set amid a second American civil war and based on the comic[...]
Ava DuVernay and Colin Kaepernick (Credit DFree & Shutterstock.com)
One person who's supported Kaepernick from the start is award-winning filmmaker Ava DuVernay (When They See Us, 13th, upcoming DMZ), and now the two are teaming up to bring Kaepernick's early years to the small screen The six-part Colin in Black & White will focus on his early football, basketball, and baseball successes in Turlock,[...]