Ava DuVernay & Warner Bros Animation Adapting ‘Wings of Hearth’ Books For TV Sequence
Ava DuVernay has crossed many genres in her profession, however now the Oscar nominee appears to be like set to turn into the Queen of Dragons – at the least in an animated sense.
The Queen Sugar creator is teaming with Warner Bros Animation to develop Tui T. Sutherland’s best-selling dragon crammed Wings of Hearth books right into a excessive finish small display sequence for the entire household. Within the first animated effort for the A Wrinkle in Time director, the unique rights to Sutherland’s sweeping fantasy and multi-dragon POV publications of 15 novels, a trio of graphic novels and 4 quick tales have been sealed by WBA after a pitched bidding course of that went into the eight-figures, I hear.
Sutherland with function EP on the challenge together with DuVernay, WBA’s Sam Register, Dan Milano and Christa Starr. Below DuVernay’s $100 million pact inked with Warner Bros Tv Group again in late 2018, and solely reported by Deadline, the filmmaker’s ARRAY Filmworks firm will produce the Wings of Hearth sequence with WBA.
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In the event you haven’t learn any of the Wings of Hearth sequence, the multi-continental books initially give attention to the differing POVs of a gaggle of 5 younger dragons who’re prophesized to finish a many years lengthy struggle that has decimated the fictional lands of Pyrrhia and Pantala.
Bringing Wings of Hearth to animated life is simply the newest providing on DuVernay’s crammed dance card. Having simply debuted Cherish the Day on OWN final month and at the moment filming the Rosario Dawson-starring DMZ pilot for HBO Max, the When They See Us helmer can also be engaged on a feature-length documentary on L.A.’s personal, the deceased Nipsey Hussle for Netflix.
The CAA-repped DuVernay additionally has a one-hour drama on the Texas oil business for TNT alongside ex-Queen Sugar showrunner Kat Candler. In the same style to DMZ, the ARRAY boss is on the trail to a big-budget and big-screen model of Jack Kirby’s New Gods. A part of Warner Bros slate, New Gods is being penned by DuVernay and Tom King.