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Screenwriter / Producer / Producer Ava DuVernay has signed a multi-year, multi-genre television deal with Warner Bros. Television Group, according to Deadline. DuVernay, which produces under its Forward Movement shingle, would have received about $ 100 million for the transaction.
"I only had great experiences with Peter Roth, Susan Rovner and Brett Paul," said Duvernay. Deadline. "They love and support artists in wonderful and nourishing ways, working in a traditional studio run by Kevin Tsujihara that brings unconventional energy and new protocols for the intentional fabrication of inclusive images." Warner Bros. is a partner great visibility. " and our belonging to all kinds of people and all cultures, which is our mission to Forward Movement. I could not have been happier to call Warner Bros. TV my production house. "
DuVernay has had several TV projects with WB TV in the past, including OWN's Queen sugar and the next The Red line for CBS. She also runs a New gods film for the sister company of WB TV, Warner Bros. Pictures.
"Ava DuVernay is one of the leaders in our industry, a writer, producer, director and talented director whose ability to inspire through her art is surpassed by her ability to entertain," said President and Chief Executive Officer. Warner Bros. content. Roth officer. "We had the great pleasure of working with her on Queen sugar and The Red lineand we are extremely excited about the new stories she has to tell. "