Ava DuVernay Archives

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,[...]
Image: (left) WarnerMedia/(right) Netflix
Ava DuVernay's upcoming adaptation of DC Comics/Vertigo comic book DMZ is one of those series that's been on our radar since it was first announced, and one of the few productions that was lucky enough to finish filming before the COVID-19 pandemic began shutting down television productions around the world But as we all know,[...]
Paramount Offering Selma Rentals For Free Through End Of June
Paramount Pictures has decided to make the Ava DuVernay's Selma free to rent on streaming services through the month of June The film was initially released in 2014, and it is based on the 1965 Selma to Montgomery voting rights marches led by James Bevel, Hosea Williams, Martin Luther King Jr., and John Lewis[...]
“Dawn”: Sci-Fi Series Developed by Victoria Mahoney, Ava DuVernay for Amazon
Victoria Mahoney and Ava DuVernay, two powerhouses in directing, are joining forces to develop Dawn, a science fiction television series for Amazon Based on Octavia E Butler's 1987 work of the same name, the novel follows an African-American woman working with aliens to resurrect the human race 250 years after a nuclear war. L – Silvia[...]
Image: (left) WarnerMedia/(right) Netflix
Ava DuVernay's upcoming series adaptation of Vertigo comic DMZ is climbing up our list of series to keep our eyeballs on if it gets the greenlight, so today's update from DuVernay was exactly the kind of thing we'd been waiting for Taking to Twitter, the writer-director-producer posted an official notification that shooting was underway –[...]
"Modern Family" Season 11 "Dead on A Rival": [PREVIEW]
Ava DuVernay's 2020 (and beyond) is going to start getting pretty "super" pretty quickly, with the critically-acclaimed and award-winning director heading behind the camera for a film adaptation of Jack Kirby's New Gods On the "television" side, we're excited for DuVernay's other venture in the DCU: overseeing production and directing the pilot for HBO Max's[...]
DMZ
Ava DuVernay is having a pretty good run of things creatively heading into the early days of 2020, coming off of her critically-acclaimed and award-winning Netflix limited series When They See Us and heading towards a turn behind the camera that puts her at the helm of a film adaptation of Jack Kirby's New Gods[...]