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Ava DuVernay is now the first woman of color to direct a $100 million film New milestone alert.

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Aug 4, 2016

Back in February, Ava DuVernay signed on to direct Disney's film adaptation of "A Wrinkle in Time," a 1963 time travel fantasy book by Madeleine L'Engle. Now, as if that wasn't already a call for celebration, the Los Angeles Times reports that the revered director has passed another milestone. With this film, DuVernay, who directed 2014's Oscar-winning "Selma," becomes the first woman of color to direct a live-action film with a budget of over $100 million.

Commenting on the milestone, DuVernay responded to a message posted on Twitter that said, "There have been 335 films made for 100 million dollars or more. Not ONE was directed by a black woman, until [DuVernay's] "A Wrinkle in Time."

"A Wrinkle in Time," which is based on a screenplay by "Frozen" director Jennifer Lee and starring Oprah Winfrey, is due sometime in 2017.

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