When They See Us series creator Ava DuVernay praised writer Tom King and teased the upcoming DC New Gods movie on Twitter.
Earlier this week, New Gods movie co-writer Tom King tweeted out a picture of Orion and teased that there are “big things coming.” Yesterday, Ava DuVernay also teased the upcoming new movie in a recent tweet. In the tweet, DuVernay praises King, calling him “a genius.” Here is the tweet, which includes a picture of Ava DuVernay and Tom King:
— Ava DuVernay (@ava) July 27, 2019
Tom King responded right after, praising his new colleague back:
What an honor, what a pleasure writing with this transcendent story teller. She’s out here changing the world. Grateful and mind-blown to be working with her to bring Kirby’s masterpiece to life. https://t.co/dvq5os86sW
— Tom King (@TomKingTK) July 27, 2019
Ava DuVernay had massive success with the recent Netflix original series When They See Us, which she created, wrote and directed. The miniseries earned 16 Emmy nominations this year and will most likely win a few awards. Aside from New Gods, Ava DuVernay is credited as executive producer on the limited TVVseries The Red Line. Prior to 2019, Ava DuVernay directed Selma and A Wrinkle in Time.
Tom King, who is co-writing New Gods with Ava DuVernay, is a comic book writer and author. He wrote The Vision for Marvel worked on The Sheriff of Babylon and Batman’s Rebirth series for DC Comics.
Both Tom King and Ava DuVernay have been teasing the movie on social media. News regarding New Gods had been quiet up till recently but with these new updates DC will continue to push the movie forward.
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Directed by Ava DuVernay, Warner Bros. and DC’s New Gods film will be based on characters created and designed by Jack Kirby. Details on the film are currently unknown, though comic book incarnations of the New Gods have included characters such as Granny Goodness, Desaad, Godfrey, and the powerful villain Darkseid.
Stay tuned to Heroic Hollywood for the latest news on New Gods and all of Warner Bros.’ upcoming DC Films and television projects!
Clay Enos Shares Hi-Res Stills Of ‘Batman v Superman’, ‘Justice League’ & More
Photographer Clay Enos has shared a huge batch of new hi-res stills from DCEU films such as Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Wonder Woman, Justice League, and Suicide Squad which includes several new images of Jared Leto as The Joker.
The hi-res images range from stills to behind the scenes photos featuring directors Zack Snyder and David Ayer working with cast members including Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman and Will Smith as Deadshot. In addition to the new images of Jared Leto's Joker, a new image of Gadot as Wonder Woman in her own standalone film is included among the hi-res stills.
You can check out the images in the gallery below.
Warner Bros. and DC Films have many projects currently being developed including The Batman, The Flash standalone film, Green Lantern Corps, Black Adam, Supergirl, New Gods, and Nightwing.
The DCEU continues this month with Aquaman which is now playing and will be followed by Shazam! on April 5, 2019, Birds of Prey (And The Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) on February 7, 2020, and Wonder Woman 1984 on June 5, 2020. A standalone Joker film set outside of the DC Films universe starring Joaquin Phoenix as the Clown Prince of Crime is also set to hit theaters October 4, 2019.
Directed by James Wan, Aquaman stars Jason Momoa as Arthur Curry, Amber Heard as Mera, Willem Dafoe as Vulko, Patrick Wilson as Orm / Ocean Master, Dolph Lundgren as Nereus, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II as Black Manta, Nicole Kidman as Atlanna, Ludi Lin as Captain Murk, and Temuera Morrison as Tom Curry.
From Warner Bros. Pictures and director, James Wan comes an action-packed adventure that spans the vast, visually breathtaking underwater world of the seven seas, “Aquaman,” starring Jason Momoa in the title role. The film reveals the origin story of half-human, half-Atlantean Arthur Curry and takes him on the journey of his lifetime—one that will not only force him to face who he really is, but to discover if he is worthy of who he was born to be… a king.
Aquaman is now playing. Stay tuned to Heroic Hollywood for the latest news on the future of the current DC cinematic universe as we learn it.
Source: Clay Enos