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DMZ Series Starring Dawson and Bratt Coming to HBO Max

HBO Max has ordered the Max Original four-part limited event DMZ series, from Emmy nominee Roberto Patino, Emmy winner/Academy Award nominee Ava DuVernay, and Warner Bros. Television. Rosario Dawson (Briarpatch, Rent, Sin City) and Benjamin Bratt (Law & Order, Traffic) lead the cast of the futuristic drama which is set amid a second American civil …

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Ava DuVernay Boards Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents at Netflix

Under her ARRAY Filmworks banner for Netflix, Academy Award and Golden Globe nominee Ava DuVernay will direct, write and produce a new feature film adaptation based on the critically-acclaimed New York Times bestseller and Oprah’s Book Club selection, Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents (buy at Amazon) by Pulitzer Prize winner Isabel Wilkerson. Through a …

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Ava DuVernay and HBO Max to Create One Perfect Shot Series

HBO Max has given the green light a new docuseries celebrating iconic movie moments guided by Hollywood’s most exhilarating cinematic voices. One Perfect Shot, a half-hour unscripted series executive produced and narrated by Oscar nominee and Emmy Award winner Ava DuVernay and inspired by a popular Twitter account of the same name, is produced by …

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Netflix Developing Series on Colin Kaepernick’s High School Years

The adolescent life of all-star athlete and activist Colin Kaepernick will come to television screens around the world in Colin in Black & White, a new Netflix scripted limited series from Kaepernick and Academy Award nominee and Emmy Award winner Ava DuVernay. The series will focus on Kaepernick’s formative high school years, lending meaningful insight …

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Selma Movie Available to Rent for Free in June

As Warner Bros. Pictures did with Just Mercy, Paramount Pictures has director Ava DuVernay‘s Selma movie available to rent for free in June (rent for free at Amazon). “We hope this small gesture will encourage people throughout the country to examine our nation’s history and reflect on the ways that racial injustice has infected our …

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Wings of Fire Series Coming from Warner Bros. and DuVernay

Warner Bros. Animation and award-winning writer, director and producer Ava DuVernay are developing a high-end serialized animated family television series based on the #1 New York Times and USA Today best-selling book series Wings of Fire, from author Tui T. Sutherland (buy at Amazon). The studio secured the exclusive rights to the sought-after publishing phenomenon …

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Ava DuVernay’s Cherish the Day to Star Roquemore and Miller

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network has announced that award-winning filmmaker Ava DuVernay has cast the first season stars of her new anthology series Cherish the Day, which marks her second series on the network since creating the acclaimed show Queen Sugar. Each season of Cherish the Day will chronicle the stirring romance of one couple, with …

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When They See Us Trailer: Ava DuVernay’s Central Park Five Series

Netflix has revealed a new When They See Us trailer, which you can watch below. From Academy Award nominee and two-time Emmy Award winner Ava DuVernay, the four-part limited series is based on the Central Park Five, the five men who were wrongly accused of a crime they did not commit in 1989. The series …

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The New Trailer for Ava DuVernay Series When They See Us

Netflix has revealed the new trailer for When They See Us, from Academy Award nominee and two-time Emmy Award winner Ava DuVernay. The four-part limited series is based on the Central Park Five, the five men who were wrongly accused of a crime they did not commit in 1989. The series will launch on the …

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Queen Sugar Season 4 Premiere Set for June 12

Queen Sugar, the critically-acclaimed drama series from Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Ava DuVernay (A Wrinkle in Time, 13th, Selma), executive producer Oprah Winfrey and Warner Horizon Scripted Television, returns for its fourth season on OWN Wednesday, June 12 (9 p.m. ET/PT). Continuing a creative initiative established in the show’s first season, series creator/executive producer DuVernay has …

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Ava DuVernay’s When They See Us Trailer and Launch Date

In 1989, the media dubbed them the Central Park Five and they were forever linked together by that moniker. On May 31, their true story will come to Netflix as a four-part limited series from Academy Award nominee and two-time Emmy Award winner Ava DuVernay. Now titled When They See Us, the series is based …

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The Red Line Trailer from Greg Berlanti and Ava DuVernay

CBS has debuted The Red Line trailer, previewing the upcoming eight-episode event series from acclaimed producers Greg Berlanti and Ava DuVernay. The Red Line will debut Sunday, April 28 (8:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT), after God Friended Me wraps its first season. The eight episodes will be broadcast across four consecutive Sundays (8:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT). The Red Line follows three very …

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Ava DuVernay’s Central Park Five Adds Joshua Jackson and More

Ava DuVernay‘s upcoming limited Netflix series Central Park Five has added some new cast members, including Joshua Jackson (The Affair), Blair Underwood (Quantico) and Famke Janssen (The Blacklist). Jackson will play Mickey Joseph, lawyer for Antron McCray. Janssen will play Nancy Ryan, a Manhattan prosecutor who led the reinvestigation of the Central Park Five case. Emmy Award …

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Chris Chalk and Six More Join Ava DuVernay’s Central Park Five

Netflix has announced even more casting for Ava DuVernay’s Central Park Five, which began filming this week in New York City. The limited series will be released on Netflix in 2019. Gotham‘s Chris Chalk will play Adult Yusef Salaam, while newcomers Freddy Miyares and Justin Cunningham will play Adult Raymond Santana and Adult Kevin Richardson, respectively. Together, …

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Queen Sugar Season Four Picked Up by OWN

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced today it has renewed for a fourth season Ava DuVernay‘s critically-acclaimed original drama series Queen Sugar, from Warner Horizon Scripted Television. The green light for Queen Sugar Season Four comes ahead of the extended 90-minute season three finale airing Wednesday, August 22 (10-11:30 p.m. ET/PT). In addition, Queen Sugar co-executive producer Anthony …

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Huffman, Jerome, and Adepo Join Ava DuVernay’s Central Park Five

Felicity Huffman, Jharrel Jerome and Jovan Adepo have joined the cast of Ava DuVernay’s Central Park Five crime drama coming to Netflix in 2019. Based on a true story that gripped the country, Central Park Five will chronicle the notorious case of five teenagers of color who were convicted of a rape they did not commit. …

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