Ava DuVernay officially becomes the first black woman director to have a film gross $100 million at the box office.
According to Shadow And Act, A Wrinkle in Time has made $100,000,127 in domestic gross and $32,100,959 in foreign gross. That means this DuVernay-directed Disney film featuring Storm Reid, Mindy Kaling, Reese Witherspoon and Oprah Winfrey hit $132,101,086 worldwide.
This recent success makes her the 13th black director overall to ever have a film hit the $100 million mark.
And while this is great news to celebrate, it also means that this highly sought-after director isn’t planning on slowing down any time soon.
She reportedly is working on a comedy series based on Colin Kaepernick’s high schools years, is closing a deal to direct an adaption of New Gods, and is also bringing a limited series about Central Park Five to Netflix.
Don’t be surprised if she continues to hit more milestones along the way.