Pam Grier Suggests Ava DuVernay To Direct Her Biopic
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Pam Grier Suggests Ava DuVernay To Direct Her Biopic

Long before the likes of Sigourney Weaver and Linda Hamilton, there was Pam Grier, who is arguably cinema’s first action heroine. Now, Grier is calling for a biopic about her life and she wants none other than Ava DuVernay to direct it.

In a tweet posted on Tuesday, the revered cinema icon sets the tone for what a biopic about her life could be. Grier also suggests incorporating Cardi B in the film’s soundtrack. Back in 2019, Grier listed Spike Lee as someone she’d like to direct it.

Grier achieved fame during the blaxploitation era of 1970s cinema, starring in a stream of films such as Foxy Brown, Coffy, Sheba, Baby and Scream Blacula Scream. The actress also starred Showtime drama The L Word and as the titular character in Quentin Tarantino’s classic Jackie Brown, garnering SAG and Golden Globe Award nominations for Best Actress for her performance.

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