Ava DuVernay


Colin Kaepernick Ava DuVernay to Develop Series on EX-NFL QBs Life

Colin Kaepernick, Ava DuVernay to Develop Series on EX-NFL QB's Life

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,[...]

DMZ Director Ava DuVernay In Public Working on HBO Max Pilot

DMZ Director Ava DuVernay "In Public," Working on HBO Max Pilot?

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 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 It starred David Oyelowo, Tom Wilkinson,[...]


Dawn: Ava DuVernay Victoria Mahoney Developing Sci-Fi Series 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.[caption id="attachment_1169189" align="aligncenter"[...]

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

"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 -[...]

DMZ: Benjamin Bratt Joins Ava DuVernay HBO Max Series Adapt

"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

"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 Maxs DC Comics Adapt

"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

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

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 DuVernay for New Gods.[caption id="attachment_972932" align="aligncenter" width="600"] DC Comics characters Big Barda[...]


When They See Us: Ava DuVernays Central Park 5 Limited Series Releases Teaser

'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

History-Making House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Receiving VH1 Trailblazer Honors

Recently-reopened parts of the goverment are threatened with yet another shutdown in only a matter of days - just weeks after the previous White House shutdown stranded some federal workers without pay for over a month.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JPRX1CkuBL8In the midst of all this, Speaker Pelosi received a bit of good news on Friday when it was announced[...]

[RUMOR]: Big Barda Mister Miracle at Center of Ava DuVernays New Gods Film

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

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 is shifting to the television realm, but there is no real confirmation[...]

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

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

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

What makes this move different from past efforts? While most shows use social media to either preview or promote content, O’Brien is looking to integrate social media and digital content directly into each broadcast: “It’s still going to be me hosting a very silly show, but I want segments on my half-hour program to link to[...]

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

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

What makes this move different from past efforts? While most shows use social media to either preview or promote content, O'Brien is looking to integrate social media and digital content directly into each broadcast: "It’s still going to be me hosting a very silly show, but I want segments on my half-hour program to link to[...]

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

'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.[caption id="attachment_835602" align="aligncenter" width="600"] "A Wrinkle In Time" box art courtesy of Disney[/caption]Directed by Emmy winner Ava DuVernay, the long-awaited film was lovingly[...]

Ava DuVernay in Talks to Direct Jack Kirbys The New Gods

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

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 and shows[...]