Ava DuVernay is busy. Her Emmy wins and Oscar noms in tow, the famous filmmaker, author, and producer will adapt creator Tui T. Sutherland’s hit fantasy series Wings of Fire as an animated collection for Netflix. Regarding the adventures of 5 younger dragons, raised in secret to take on the mantle as saviors of the war-torn world of Pyrrhia, Sutherland’s YA novels would appear tailored for occasion standing animated tv, and DuVernay is right here for it.
“Within this epic book series from the mind of Tui Sutherland is an elegant saga filled with wisdom and wonder, exploring ideas of belonging and bias, camaraderie and community,” DuVernay mentioned (by way of The Hollywood Reporter). “On behalf of my colleagues Sarah Bremner and Paul Garnes of Array Filmworks, we’re thrilled to partner with Netflix and Warner Bros. Animation for this dynamic adaptation where five young dragonets fulfill their destiny and show viewers how to fulfill their own.”
DuVernay isn’t any stranger to Netflix. Her Emmy-winning restricted collection When They See Us appeared on the streamer in 2019, and her Colin in Black & White, a dramatic collection concerning the life of Colin Kaepernick, is forthcoming. However the Wings of Fireplace adaptation shall be her first foray into animation. All of that is taking place beneath the $100 million overall deal DuVernay signed with Warner Bros TV in 2018, a pact that primed her to develop initiatives throughout a number of platforms and in various types.
There’s no set launch date for Wings Of Fire fairly but.