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“Dawn”: Sci-Fi Series Developed by Victoria Mahoney, Ava DuVernay for Amazon

"Dawn": Ava DuVernay, Victoria Mahoney Developing Sci-Fi Series 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. "Dawn" Origins […]


"DMZ": Ava DuVernay Signals First Day of Shooting on HBO Max Series Pilot

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 – […]

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"DMZ": Benjamin Bratt Joins Ava DuVernay, HBO Max Series Adapt

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": Rosario Dawson Set for Lead Role in Ava DuVernay, HBO Max Series

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. […]


"DMZ": Ava DuVernay Set to Direct Pilot for HBO Max's DC Comics Adapt

Ava DuVernay is having a pretty good run of things creatively as of late, including her critically-acclaimed Netflix limited series When They See Us scoring big at this year's Emmy Awards and an upcoming directorial turn that puts her at the helm of an adaptation of Jack Kirby's New Gods. Now it looks like DuVernay […]

Tom King Co-Writing 'New Gods' Film With Ava DuVernay for Warner Bros. Pictures

After no real updates on the state of Warner Bros. Pictures planned film adaptation of Jack Kirby's New Gods with Ava DuVernay in the director's seat, it sounds like we may know who'll be handling the script. According to a report over on The Wrap, a source confirmed to them that King would be co writing the script with […]

'When They See Us': Ava DuVernay's "Central Park 5" Limited Series Releases Teaser

Netflix and Ava DuVernay have announced the official title and release date for their "Central Park 5" limited series, with When They See Us (previously titled The Central Park 5) set to hit the streaming service on May 31, 2019. The four-part project examines the lives of Antron McCray, Kevin Richardson, Yusef Salaam, Raymond Santana, […]

History-Making House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Receiving VH1 Trailblazer Honors

While the 2018 midterm elections proved to be a huge win for Democrats overall and for 52nd Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi in particular, 2019 hasn't gotten off to a smooth start. Recently-reopened parts of the goverment are threatened with yet another shutdown in only a matter of days – just weeks after the […]

[RUMOR]: Big Barda, Mister Miracle at Center of Ava DuVernay's 'New Gods' Film

It's been awhile since we've heard anything new about Warner Bros. Pictures planned New Gods film being helmed by Ava DuVernay. In fact, the most recent thing we know for sure is that DuVernay just signed a pretty big multi-year deal with Warner Bros. Television back in November. This COULD mean that maybe the New Gods film project […]

CBS Sets Spring 2019 Premiere Dates for The Code, The Red Line, Ransom Season 3

CBS is ready to roll out a new drama series (The Code), a new event series (The Red Line), and a returning series for its third season (Ransom), with "The Eye Network" unveiling the Spring 2019 premiere dates and times for all three projects–which you can find out more about below: Written by Limitless creator […]

The Bleeding Cool Top 25 TV Influencers 2019: The Complete List

Welcome to The Bleeding Cool Top 25 TV Influencers 2019, a look inside our "crystal ball" as we predict the individuals, shows, and events that could have a major influence on you this year. Our twenty-five choices were based on a year's worth of Bleeding Cool television coverage, third-party coverage, analytics, and raw gut instinct. We started with more than […]

The Bleeding Cool Top 25 TV Influencers 2019 Countdown: #20-#16

Andy Kaufman scared the living hell out of me when I was ten – and I've been thankful for it ever since. When I was growing up, there were four gospels to Friday nights. Bedtime set at 8 p.m. No debate. No discussion. Dad would pass out in his recliner after working shifts at the […]

'A Wrinkle in Time' Blu-Ray, DVD Details and Release Date

A Wrinkle In Time is officially coming to a home theater near you, and we've got the details on the bonus features and content that'll be available on the digital and physical media release. Directed by Emmy winner Ava DuVernay, the long-awaited film was lovingly adapted by Oscar winner Jennifer Lee and Jeff Stockwell from the generation-favorite […]

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Ava DuVernay in Talks to Direct Jack Kirby's 'The New Gods'

Warner Bros. is closing a deal with A Wrinkle in Time director Ava DuVernay to direct a big-budget adaptation of Jack Kirby's The New Gods. Once the deal is done, Deadline is reporting that a screenwriter will be chosen to craft the narrative and work closely with DuVernay. The expected budget should be $100M plus […]

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Netflix CEO "Not So Big" on Inclusion Riders at Streaming Service

With 117 million subscribers and its ability to both buy existing projects as well as develop original content from ground up, Netflix has proven itself to be a growing influential force throughout every corner of the multimedia landscape — which is why the streaming service's policy towards adding "inclusion riders" is catching a number of […]

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A Wrinkle in Time Review: A Bit of a Mess, but a Fun One

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] A Wrinkle in Time is such a beloved novel that it almost felt like they should never have attempted to put it on screen. Yet here we are with the big-budget film hitting theaters this weekend. Director Ava DuVernay had the unenviable task of breathing life into this project, and while the star-studded […]

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Noah Wyle Cast in CBS Pilot from Ava DuVernay and Greg Berlanti

Noah Wyle (Falling Skies) has gotten the lead in CBS drama pilot called Red Line. According to Variety, In the pilot, a white cop in Chicago mistakenly shoots and kills a black doctor. The show follows three different families that are all connected to the case, telling the story from each perspective. He joins a […]