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Ava DuVernay Becomes First Black Woman To Make $100 Million Movie

Published: Wednesday 20th Jun 2018 by David

Ava DuVernay‘s ‘Wrinkle in Time’ has soared to astronomical heights globally and helped her set a game and life-changing record at the box office!

How the ’13th’ director made cinematic history?

Find out below…


Ava is now the first black woman and the 13th black director to have a movie cross the $100 million barrier commercially. Chilling, as the body of work she is most celebrated for is named…’13th.’

‘Shadow & Act’ reports…

With the milestone, DuVernay joins an elite list. She becomes only the 13th black director to to direct a $100 million-grossing film and the first black woman director. She joins Ryan Coogler, F. Gary Gray, Tim Story, Keenan Ivory Wayans, Jordan Peele, Malcolm D. Lee, John Singleton, Clark Johnson, Lee Daniels, Antoine Fuqua, Sidney Poitier and Peter Ramsey.

She said this in response to the news…

 

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  1. Ashanti #1 Fan June 20, 2018

    You go Ava

  2. JasmineIsTrash June 20, 2018

    Who cares the movie sucked

    • Blackeye June 20, 2018

      Really why post !!!

      • #TrashMineExposed – 5-3-18 – 5-24-18 – 5-25-18 June 20, 2018

        Well why not post..?

  3. June 20, 2018

    Congratz.

  4. Marcel June 20, 2018

    But why we acting like the movie is not a box office FLOP

  5. Lioha June 20, 2018

    Fantastic achievement considering the $100–130 million budget lol

  6. madbrax June 20, 2018

    congrats but the movie was horrendous, barely watchable and a flop

  7. Tom Johnson June 20, 2018

    You got to be kidding, this movie is going to lose Disney over $100 million. After production costs and promotion, this film costs north of $250 and probably more after Disney kept it in theaters long past its shelf life and continued to promote it though the movie chains could have filled more seats with a new movie. They just wanted to be able to say it made the $100 mil to save face for Ava and Oprah and the press could hype it , though they know it’s a misleading celebration.

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