Black Entertainment : Ava DuVernay Turns Down Black Panther

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    Ava DuVernay Turns Down Black Panther



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    Ava DuVernay Turns Down Black Panther



    ... But why has the 42-year-old director decided to sidestep Marvel’s advances? It looks as though it’s all about how Marvel makes their movies…

    I think I’ll just say we had different ideas about what the story would be,” she explained. “Marvel has a certain way of doing things and I think they’re fantastic and a lot of people love what they do. I loved that they reached out to me.” ...


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    Marvel’s ‘Black Panther’ Director Search Continues Without Ava DuVernay


    Marvel has been absolutely mum on the matter of just who might end up helming the Black Panther film adaptation, planned for 2018, but that hasn’t stopped the wild speculation train from barreling out of the station full speed. Case in point, recent rumors over the last month claiming that Selma director Ava DuVernay was a frontrunner for the job. A cool idea to be sure — Selma is fantastic. But though DuVernay did talk to Marvel, she’s confirmed in an interview with Essence that she didn’t take it.


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