Marvel Taps Ava DuVernay To Direct Black Panther

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Following months of rumour and speculation, MCU Exchange is now able to exclusively report that Ava DuVernay (Selma) has been hired by Marvel Studios to direct the upcoming Black Panther film. The Wrap first reported back in May that DuVernay was being courted by Marvel Studios for one of their upcoming "diverse" properties, meaning either Captain Marvel or Black Panther, with most assuming it was the latter. Then last month, our friends over at We Are Wakanda reported that DuVernay was currently in talks with Marvel for Black Panther and that indeed the gig was hers if she wanted it. It now appears that Duvernay has agreed to bring her unique vision to the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

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