Guillermo del Toro Walk of Fame Ceremony

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, watch as Guillermo del Toro received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles earlier this week. Plus, check out a TV directors roundtable with Adam McKay, Patty Jenkins, Ava DuVernay and more, and watch as Home Alone star Macaulay Culkin ventures out to the 2019 CatCon with actress Kat Dennings. Read More »

New Gods Movie Characters

While the DC Extended Universe is mostly in flux right now, director Ava DuVernay is hard at work on getting the adaptation of New Gods off the ground. Venturing into the cosmic side of DC Comics, the film focuses on a pair of alien races from opposing planets (New Genesis and Apokolips) who are on the verge of war. But we’ve yet to have confirmation on which characters from Jack Kirby’s vibrant world would be part of the movie. That changed this week with DuVernary confirming a few powerful characters on the roster. Read More »

new gods movie team

Ava DuVernay wants to get her New Gods movie right, so she’s making sure to bring in some experts. The filmmaker already recruited comic writer Tom King to pen the script, and now King has revealed he brought in an entire team of experts on Jack Kirby – the original creator of the New Gods.

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When They See Us featurette

The way the criminal justice system treated the Central Park Five – five boys who were arrested and incarcerated in 1989 for a rape they didn’t commit – is so far beyond terrible, so blatantly unjust, that it’s difficult to wrap my head around. But director Ava DuVernay (Selma, Middle of Nowhere) is shining a light on the horrors of the young men’s case and their eventual exoneration in When They See Us, a Netflix limited series which has just released a new featurette that includes interviews with DuVernay, the actual survivors, and the actors who portray them.
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new gods movie script

It’s been a while since we heard anything regarding The New Gods, the Warner Bros. DC film being directed by Ava DuVernay. But now, we have an update: Tom King, a comics writer whose credits include The Vision for Marvel and DC’s Batman, will pen the New Gods movie script with DuVernay. The New Gods movie will be based on the comic characters created by legendary writer and artist Jack Kirby.

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when they see us trailer

Ava DuVernay‘s highly anticipated limited series on the Central Park Five now has a trailer. Now titled When They See Us, Duvernay chronicles the notorious case of five teenagers of color, labeled the Central Park Five, who were accused of a rape they did not commit. Netflix has released a When They See Us trailer for the four-part limited series, which you can watch below. Read More »

the red line trailer

Ava DuVernay and Greg Berlanti are teaming up for a special event series following the lives of three Chicago families in the wake of a police shooting of an unarmed black man. CBS has released an extended The Red Line trailer for this eight-episode series, which stars Noah Wyle and more.

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Ava Duvernay to Make a Prince Documentary for Netflix

prince documentary

After the critical and awards circuit success of her searing documentary 13thAva Duvernay is re-teaming with Netflix to produce a documentary about the legendary, recently passed musician, Prince.

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Ava DuVernay New Gods

A Wrinkle in Time and Selma director Ava DuVernay briefly considered directing Marvel Studios’ Black Panther, but Marvel’s loss is DC’s gain: DuVernay is heading to Warner Bros. and DC Films to direct an adaptation of The New Gods, based on the comic created by Jack Kirby.

Discover the details of the Ava DuVernay New Gods movie below. Read More »

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The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, count down some of the best animated shows that were based on movies that came before them. Plus, watch as director Ava DuVernay narrates a scene from the fantasy adaptation of A Wrinkle in Time, and listen to the story Bill Hader has about getting kicked out of Kate McKinnon‘s audition for Saturday Night Live. Read More »