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Starz developing romantic drama with Ava DuVernay

US network Starz has handed a three season pledge for a romantic drama series from director and producer Ava DuVernay – pending pickup. The untitled project, which is still in development, has received an 18 x 30-minute script-to-series agreement, upon official greenlight, from Starz. DuVernay (Queen Sugar, When They See Us) is set to exec […]

The CW welcomes superhero drama ‘Naomi’ & sports spin-off ‘All American: Homecoming’

US network The CW has handed series orders to two scripted shows for its 2021-22 slate; Ava DuVernay-produced DC superhero project Naomi, and sports drama spin-off All American: Homecoming. Based on the comic book series that launched in 2019, Naomi is produced by DuVernay’s Array Filmworks in association with Warner Bros Television. Written and exec-proiduced […]

HBO Max to adapt DC comic ‘DMZ’ with Ava DuVernay

WarnerMedia-owned streamer HBO Max has ordered an adaptation of DC comic series DMZ from Ava DuVernay and Roberto Patino. The four-part limited series is a futuristic drama set during a second American civil war and will star Rosario Dawson (Briarpatch) and Benjamin Bratt (Law & Order). The series will be produced by DuVernay’s Array Filmworks […]

Ava DuVernay to helm Twitter-inspired filmmaking series for HBO Max

Filmmaker Ava DuVernay is to exec produce and narrate a new docuseries for HBO Max inspired by and named after the popular Twitter account One Perfect Shot. The original Twitter account celebrates iconic shots from films and TV shows, while each episode of this half-hour unscripted series will see one acclaimed director “pull back the […]

Ava DuVernay brings social experiment series to NBC

US network NBC has ordered a 10-part social experiment series from Oscar-nominated filmmaker Ava DuVernay’s Array Filmworks and Warner Horizon Unscripted Television. Each episode of the unscripted series Home Sweet Home will focus on two families who lead very different lives and serve to challenge racial, religious, economic, geographic, gender and identity assumptions as participants […]