Ava DuVernay Signs $100M Deal With Warner Bros TV Group

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Ava DuVernay has come a good distance from her Hip-Hop roots to now turning into world-renowned as an Emmy-winning and Oscar-nominated director. DuVernay has simply signed a multi-year $100 million greenback cope with Warners Bros TV Group, which is able to see her growing concepts and programming throughout a number of genres.

Deadline solely studies:

The Emmy-winning and Oscar-nominated director has signed a multi-year and multi-genre total cope with the Peter Roth-run studio. It’s a giant leap for a filmmaker main referred to as a director — the sprawling WBTV manufacturing and growth deal for DuVernay and her Forward Movement shingle covers drama and comedy sequence, documentaries, digital content material, occasion initiatives and longer-form initiatives for broadcast and cable, premium cable, streaming providers and different platforms.

It’s DuVernay’s first pact with any studio and is ready to start out in January. The deal is within the $100 million vary, I’ve discovered.

“I’ve had nothing however stunning experiences working with Peter Roth, Susan Rovner and Brett Paul,” DuVernay, additionally the Queen Sugar and Red Line EP, informed Deadline at present. “They love and help artists in fantastic and nourishing methods. They work inside a standard studio headed by Kevin Tsujihara that’s stirring with untraditional power and recent protocols for intentional, inclusive image-making. Warner Bros is a terrific associate about issues of visibility and belonging for every kind and cultures of individuals, which is our mission at Forward Movement. I couldn’t be happier to name Warner Bros TV my manufacturing house.”

Congrats exit to Ava DuVernay for this thrilling new enterprise!

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