Ava DuVernay To Helm Docuseries On Prince At Netflix

October 30th 2018

In the wake of 13th and the upcoming limited series on the Central Park Five, Ava DuVernay has another project she's developing at Netflix.

She's helming a docuseries on Prince!

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“Prince was a genius and a joy and a jolt to the senses. He was like no other. He shattered every preconceived notion, smashed every boundary, shared everything in his heart through his music. The only way I know how to make this film is with love. And with great care. I’m honored to do so and grateful for the opportunity entrusted to me by the estate," she told Deadline.

Before his death, Prince reached out to DuVernay about working together.

Prince's estate has given DuVernay "full access to the vast treasure trove of archives recordings and perhaps most immediately important to Prince’s global fanbase, the unreleased material by the prolific musician."

DuVernay, who is behind OWN's Queen Sugar, also is set do direct the DC Comics film The New Gods and produces The Red Linea new series with Greg Berlanti premiering next year on CBS.

 

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