Ava Duvernay

A Closer Look at the Women Directors of ‘Queen Sugar’ and the Mark They’re Making in Hollywood

With Queen Sugar ending, we're taking a closer look at the women directors Ava DuVernay selected to help her bring the… Read More

November 29, 2022

Watch the First Trailer for HBO Max’s Apocalyptic New Show ‘DMZ’

Based on the DC Comic book series of the same title, Rosario Dawson will star in upcoming four-part HBO show… Read More

March 8, 2022

Every Trailer and Update from DC Comics’ FanDome 2021

From first-looks at long-brewing big-screen treatments for Black Adam, The Flash, and, of course, The Batman, to new details about highly-anticipated animated… Read More

October 18, 2021

‘Colin in Black and White’ Will Detail the Origin Story of Colin Kaepernick [Trailer]

Colin in Black and White will showcase the early life of Colin Kaepernick. The series is being helmed by Ava… Read More

October 12, 2021

The Internet is Furious LeVar Burton Won’t Be The Next ‘Jeopardy!’ Host

Despite the internet's mobilizing efforts, LeVar Burton will not be the next permeant host of Jeopardy! The person who will… Read More

August 11, 2021

After Saying He Was in The Worst Shape of His Life, Will Smith is Launching a Fitness Series

Will Smith will collaborate with YouTube Originals for a six-episode fitness series. On Monday, rapper/actor Will Smith made a splash… Read More

May 4, 2021

Ava DuVernay Responds to DC Universe Series ‘New Gods’ Cancellation

Ava DuVernay and James Wan's films are no longer in development at Warner Bros. On Thursday, multiple outlets reported that… Read More

April 2, 2021

Ava DuVernay is Developing a TV Adaptation of DC Comics’ ‘Naomi’

The director is tripling down with DC Comics titles. Ava DuVernay is attached to yet another DC Comics adaptation. According… Read More

December 5, 2020

Ava Duvernay & Netflix Win Defamation Lawsuit Filed by Police Interrogation Firm

John E. Reid Associates filed the suit five months ago alleging the "Reid Technique" was falsely promoted in a scene… Read More

March 24, 2020

Ava Duvernay Gets Hit With a ‘When They See Us’ Defamation Lawsuit by Linda Fairstein

Fairstein claims she was depicted in a false light throughout the four-part series. Ava DuVernay has been hit with a… Read More

March 18, 2020

Oprah Releases a Statement Slamming Fake Claims of Arrest for Sex Trafficking

The media mogul's name began trending on Twitter late yesterday evening. Yesterday evening Oprah’s name began trending on Twitter, the… Read More

March 18, 2020

Ava DuVernay’s Nipsey Hussle Documentary Set For Netflix Following “Intense” Bidding War

Ava DuVernay will direct and produce and the Nipsey film. Ava DuVernay is making her return to documentary filmmaking with… Read More

February 11, 2020

Ava DuVernay Replies to Stephen King’s Anti-Diversity Tweets

  The author responded to the critique of the Oscar nominees' lack of diversity. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts… Read More

January 14, 2020

‘When They See Us’ Gets Snubbed From 2020 Golden Globes

The show had previously received 16 Emmy nominations, the most for any Netflix show. Ava DuVernay's critically-acclaimed Netflix limited series When… Read More

December 9, 2019

Ava DuVernay Reflects on How Nipsey Hussle’s Music Was Featured in ‘When They See Us’

DuVernay shares exactly how she ended up with Nipsey Hussle’s music for the end credits for When They See Us.… Read More

December 2, 2019

Ava DuVernay & Netflix Sued By Police Interrogation Firm Over ‘When They See Us’

The firm has filed a defamation suit against DuVernay and the content streaming service. A interrogation firm is suing Ava… Read More

October 15, 2019