Ava DuVernay Teams With HBO Max For ‘DMZ’ Pilot; DC Comic Depicts New American Civil War

Hot off a big Emmy win for When They See Us, Ava DuVer­nay is set to launch her sec­ond project based on a DC Comics prop­er­ty Already primed to direct­ed a big-screen adap­ta­tion of Jack Kir­by’s New Gods, as Dead­line report­ed last year, Oscar nom­i­nee DuVer­nay now is get­ting behind the cam­era for HBO Max with the pilot the soon-to-be stream­er has ordered.