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Storm Reid is ‘A Wrinkle in Time’s Meg Murry
Ava DuVernay’s adaptation of A Wrinkle in Time is gaining steam, with seemingly a new cast announcement every week or so. We know who some characters might be played by, but so far the film hadn’t found its protagonist Meg Murry yet. Until today, that is, when it was announced that Sto…
Reese Witherspoon, Mindy Kaling Join 'A Wrinkle in Time'
A Wrinkle in Time, Madeleine L’Engle’s beautiful and strange book about a young girl named Meg Murry who journeys through space and time to fins her scientist father, is being adapted into a film by Ava DuVernay. Not much is known about the cast at this point, but today two familiar fa…
Ava DuVernay Is First Black Woman to Helm $100 Million Film
By now you’re well-aware that Hollywood has a real problem with female directors, who are typically not given the same chances (read: jobs, budgets, et al.) as their male peers. Ditto for people of color. That makes today’s news particularly heartening, as Ava DuVernay is set to become…
Ava DuVernay to Direct ‘The Battle of Versailles’ for HBO
Ava DuVernay took a quick break from directing feature films after the release of her Oscar-nominated Selma, and while she’s been hard at work on various other projects (like her forthcoming series Queen Sugar), this past month has yielded great news for fans of the director eager to see her …
Ava DuVernay Eyed to Direct Two Sci-Fi Films
We’ve been anxiously waiting for Ava DuVernay to select her next feature film project, and although she passed on Marvel’s Black Panther, the Selma director has remained very busy executive producing, writing and directing the TV series Queen Sugar for Oprah Winfrey’s network &#…
Ava DuVernay Is Not Directing 'Black Panther'
Well this is kind of a bummer. It’s been reported for some time that Marvel was considering Selma director Ava DuVernay to helm their Black Panther film (other reports suggested they were also considering her for Captain Marvel). DuVernay herself recently added to the speculation with a tweet…

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