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Ava DuVernay is going to superheldenfilm of DC Comics direct

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Director Ava DuVernay, the first african-American that more than 100 million dollar budget in a film put out, “New Gods”, the new superheldenfilm of DC Comics.

The 45-year-old “Selma”-director (an Oscar nomination), is busy with the signing of a contract with the comics publisher DC Comics and Warner Bros. to “New God”, an adaptation of an eponymous comic book by Jack Kirby, to film them. After “Wonder Woman”, directed by Patty Jenkins, this is the second large superheldenfilm by a woman.

The director confirmed the news on “New God” today with a tweet. A photo of Jack Kirby, she wrote a quote from the writer: “Our dreams make us big”. There, she added: “Thank you, Jack Kirby.” Kirby is the 1994 death creative partner Stan Lee, with whom he for Marvel worked. The end of the sixties, the two from each other and joined Kirby over at competitor DC.

“New Gods” is about the inhabitants of the planets New Genesis and Apokolips, an idyllic world and its dystopian counterpart. The first strip came out in 1971, the last in 2011.

In the US went out last weekend her Movie “A Wrinkle In Time”, with, among others, Oprah Winfrey and Reese Witherspoon, premiered. Who picked it up in a week’s time has an extra 42 million dollars at the North American box office.

DuVernay directed the critically acclaimed documentary about the mass incarceration of African-Americans, “13th”. She is also the creator and executive producer of the series “Queen Sugar” on the cable channel from Oprah Winfrey, another black woman, the most influential of Hollywood belongs to.

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