Ava DuVernay

Colin Kaepernick Is GQ’s ‘Citizen of the Year’

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Presenting @Kaepernick7‘s 2017 GQ Men of the Year cover https://t.co/HZE8XctcIA pic.twitter.com/z4aaNhyEVE — GQ Magazine (@GQMagazine) November 13, 2017 Colin Kaepernick has been named 2017’s “Citizen of the Year” by GQ magazine. In the feature story titled, “Colin Kaepernick Will Not Be Silenced,” GQ editors note...

Rihanna and Lupita Nyong’o Will Star in a Netflix Movie Directed by Ava DuVernay

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Entertainment Weekly has confirmed that Rihanna and Lupita Nyong’o will be co-starring in a movie directed by Ava DuVernay. Awkward Black Girl and Insecure’s Issa Rae is reportedly in talks to write the screenplay. According to multiple sources, Netflix has landed the Twitter-meme inspired project,...

Ava DuVernay Covers Essence’s “Black Women in Hollywood” March 2017 Issue

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“I want to do what I want to do for as long as I want to do it. I don’t have children. These films are my children. So this is what I will leave. I’m going to give them all the love and nurturing I...

Watch The Trailer For Ava DuVernay’s Mass Incarceration Netflix Doc “13th”

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Queen Sugar Director Ava DuVernay is entering the documentary game with her latest project, Netflix original movie, 13th. The film takes an in depth look at the interlinked history of racism and mass incarceration in the United States. The title refers to the 13th amendment...

Ava DuVernay Directs Short Film In Honor Of National African American History Museum

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According to Deadline, Ava DuVernay has been working on a short film set to debut this Saturday but it won’t be coming to a movie theater near you. It was actually commissioned as an “orientation film” by the Smithsonian’s new National Museum Of African American History...

Ava DuVernay Casts 12 Years A Slave Actress Storm Reid For Lead In ‘A Wrinkle In Time’

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Following a worldwide casting search, Director Ava DuVernay has cast 13-year-old rising Actress Storm Reid, as the lead in the forthcoming Disney film, A Wrinkle In Time. Reid made her big screen debut in the Oscar-winning Twelve Years a Slave. Since then, she’s booked several...