Ava DuVernay Opens Up About How Queen Sugar Season 5 Became a Time Capsule for Black People in 2020
In the West African tradition, griots keep their people’s history alive by telling the stories that need to be told. The stories that give Black people energy and hope when they are weary, and courage when they are afraid. This is the role Ava DuVernay has taken on READ MORE
Live-Action Powerpuff Girls, Naomi Comic Adaptation From Ava DuVernay, Nun Dramedy Get CW Pilot Orders
The CW is prepping for a potential profusion of girl power.
The network has greenlit three pilots centered on young women, TVLine has learned, including a live-action project based on The Powerpuff Girls cartoon series. READ MORE
The CW Teams With Ava DuVernay on Naomi Series, Based on DC Superhero
The CW is going into business with acclaimed filmmaker Ava DuVernay, to bring another DC comic book character to life. READ MORE
DMZ Adaptation, Based on DC Comics, Snags Limited-Series Order at HBO Max
Civil war will officially be waged at HBO Max: The streamer has handed a limited-series order to DMZ, an adaptation of the DC comic book series by Brian Wood and Riccardo Burchielli. READ MORE
NBC, Ava DuVernay Developing Native American Family Drama Sovereign
NBC has given a put pilot commitment to Sovereign, a Native American family drama from Emmy-winning and Oscar-nominated executive producer Ava DuVernay and co-executive producer Bird Runningwater READ MORE
NBC Orders Social Experiment From Ava DuVernay, in Which 'Very Different' Families Trade Lives
NBC has greenlit an unscripted family social experiment created by Ava DuVernay — and born of an idea that came to the Academy Award nominee/Emmy winner READ MORE
Colin Kaepernick's High School Origin Story to Become Netflix Limited Series
Netflix will tackle the early life of Colin Kaepernick for its next project: The streamer has ordered Colin in Black & White, a limited series based on the athlete and activist’s teenage years, TVLine has learned. READ MORE
When They See Us' Ava DuVernay Shrugs Off Golden Globes Snubs: 'These Things Are a Cherry on Top'
Monday’s list of Golden Globe nominations did not include any love for Netflix’s When They See Us, but director Ava DuVernay doesn’t seem to be sulking. READ MORE
Ava DuVernay's OWN Anthology, to Span 5 Years in 8 Episodes, Casts Leads
Filmmaker Ava DuVernay‘s second project for OWN, following Queen Sugar, has found its leads.
Xosha Roquemore (The Mindy Project) and Alano Miller (Underground) READ MORE
Ava DuVernay's Central Park Five Miniseries Gets Netflix Premiere Date
Netflix has set a Friday, May 31 release date for When They See Us, filmmaker Ava DuVernay’s four-part limited series about the Central Park Five, a group of teens of color who 30 years ago were wrongly convicted of rape. READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO