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Ava DuVernay to Executive Produce Historical Series About The Amazons for Atrium TV

“Drama commissioning club”, Atrium TV released its slate of new upcoming projects, including a new historical series executive produced by Ava DuVernay.

The multiple award nominated filmmaker, will be working on the series, The Last Amazon which will focus on the group of warrior women’s greatest queens like Hippolyta and Antiope.

According to Deadline: The Last Amazon is an epic historical series from Gaumont (Narcos). Written by Rafe Judkins, produced by Gene Stein (Narcos) and with Ava DuVernay (A Wrinkle In Time) attached to executive produce, the character-driven series will focus on the great Amazon Queens such as Antiope and Hippolyta, portraying their loves and major battles, notably, their campaign against the Ancient Greeks.


Ava DuVernay and Storm Reid on the set of A Wrinkle In Time (via NPR)

DuVernay has had a busy year, which started off with directing A Wrinkle In Time for Disney, will executive produce the CBS drama pilot, Red Line and was recently tapped by Warner Bros. to enter the world of DC Comics, as the director for their New Gods film.

Are you excited to check out DuVernay’s The Last Amazon? Be sure to let us know in the comment section below!

Source: Deadline

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  1. Very curious to know which historical references and nonfiction sources that Ava Duvernay and writer Race Judkins will use to produce “The Last Amazon.” Might they include “The Amazons: Lives and Legends of Warrior Women across the Ancient World” by Adrienne Mayor?

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