feature: marvel courting ava duvernay for long awaited black panther movie?

May 14, 2015

Selma director Ava DuVernay is reportedly in the running to direct Marvel’s upcoming Black Panther movie. The company, intent on hiring an African-American director for the project, has (according to insiders) been courting DuVernay for the project; also eyeing her for the super heroine led project ‘Captain America’. Her hiring would make Duvernay the first ever African-American and woman to direct a Marvel movie. Read more here.

By Alexander Aplerku, AFROPUNK Contributor