Netflix has won the battle for the documentary of the late Nipsey Hussle and Ava DuVernay has been tapped for her company to co-produce it. DuVernay will reportedly work on the doc alongside his family. According to the Hollywood Reporter, Netflix has beaten both Apple and Amazon to be the home of the documentary and […]

Congratulations are in order for Ava Duverney and the cast of the Netflix hit flick When They See Us, the documentary has scored the most Emmy nominations for Netflix this year. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the film — which tells the story of the Central Park 5, now known as the Exonerated 5, scored 16 nominations on […]

Oh, this is gonna be good! Reports say that super producer/director Ava DuVernay is prepping to make a new Prince documentary. According to, it will be going straight to netflix. DuVernay confirmed the news, saying, “Prince was a genius and a joy and a jolt to the senses. The only way I know how […]

This lady has no brakes! Ava Duverney is steady grinding and reports say that she is now prepping a sitcom for none other than former NFL’er turned activist Colin Kaepernick.   According to reports, this will be a comedy sitcom about that will center on the high school life of Kaepernick. Ava and Colin met last […]

Arts & Entertainment

When the doors to Hollywood are closed tightly shut, marginalized voices often take to independent film to tell their stories. The best place to see those films, and possibly discover the next Spike Lee or Ava DuVernay? The Sundance Film Festival. The nation’s largest and most prestigious film festival has launched the careers of some […]

Say it isn’t so. Two of our favorite shows Queen Sugar and Insecure on HBO have now come to and end. That’s the bad news. The good news is that they are both coming back for second seasons and in the case of Queen Sugar, they are shooting three more episodes for Season 2. And […]

It is with teary eyes that I must remind you that the first season of Queen Sugar is coming to an end. This is only good news if you are just now catching up, or if you haven’t watched at all yet, because that means you can just binge-watch the whole season at your leisure. […]

Even though these episodes of Queen Sugar were likely written last year, the themes are timeless. That’s evident in this tenth episode of the show, “So Far.” The episode covers a lot of ground, but like much of Queen Sugar it does so in moving and nuanced ways. Reporter Nova (Rutina Wesley) is going to […]

 And we’re back. We’re now recapping a show, Queen Sugar, you all seem to like, if you have OWN, which is still and issue. (Note to Oprah: Please give us cable cutters a standalone app option, or for those who still have cable, a less expensive cable tier for your network. Thanks.) So we’re already […]

  Filmmaker Ava Duvernay is best known for work on Selma, Queen Sugar and now the incredible Netflix documentary, 13th. She talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about the success of the documentary, what to expect from her new film A Wrinkle In Time and what’s next for the OWN hit, Queen Sugar. “It’s breaking records, people […]

News & Gossip

‘The 13th’ will premiere on Netflix on October 7.   It doesn’t get much busier than Ava DuVernay these days. From tackling TV with the critically acclaimed Queen Sugaron OWN, to directing A Wrinkle in Time for Disney, and now debuting a documentary on Netflix, she is without a doubt one of the most in-demand […]