Black Directors Ava DuVernay And Ryan Coogler Make History As They Lead The Box Office
By: Kayla Pasacreta
Who said Black History Month ends in February? Ryan Coogler, "Black Panther" director and Ava DuVernay, "A Wrinkle In Time" director, are making history after nabbing the #1 and #2 spot on the box office.
Cooler and DuVernay have remained supportive of each other along the way, as DuVernay cheered on Coogler for "Black Panther" and Coogler penned a letter expressing his pride for Duvernay's "A Wrinkle In Time" release,
On Saturday, "Black Panther" surpassed $1 billion worldwide after being in theaters for four weeks. and "A Wrinkle In Time" came in at number 2, grossing $33 million. Both films are blockbusters by Disney, the first time the company has given black directors films with $100 million budgets.
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