Ava DuVernay Developing a Labor Union Drama Series For TNT

Ava DuVernay Developing a Labor Union Drama Series For TNT

According to Deadline, TNT is at the moment within the strategy of growing a brand new drama sequence centering on a labor union strike that can be led by ladies. Oscar nominee Ava DuVernay (Selma, When They See Us) can be government producing the untitled sequence by her ARRAY Filmworks banner together with Kat Candler (Hellion) who will pen the sequence.

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This mission marks the second collaboration between DuVernay and Candler, who’ve labored collectively on the second and third seasons of OWN’s Queen Sugar.

The untitled sequence is an hour-long drama that can comply with the aftermath of a lethal oil refinery explosion that takes the lifetime of an outdated good friend, a struggling younger spouse and mom will go on to guide one of many greatest labor union strikes in Texas historical past. It can also be being described as a modern-day tackle the 1979 Norma Rae movie which starred Oscar winner Sally Field.

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Last yr, DuVernay had signed an enormous $100 million multi-year total take care of Warner Bros. Television Group to provide new authentic content material for broadcast and cable, premium cable, streaming companies, and different platforms. The new sequence can be added to the slate of DuVernay’s ongoing tasks which embrace: the DC movie New Gods; the pilot adaptation of DMZ for HBO Max; Battle at Versailles; and Cherish the Day. 

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