NEW YORK (AP) — Ava DuVernay is making a multipart documentary on Prince for Netflix with the support of the late musician’s estate.
The director on Tuesday confirmed Twitter reports late Monday that she’s working on the film.READ MORE: Delivery Driver Shot In Head In Back of The Yards; 18-Year-Old Struck In Thigh
The documentary will be made with extensive use of Prince’s archives and will span the artist’s entire life.
It will be the “Selma” filmmaker’s second documentary for Netflix.READ MORE: Toys For Tots Motorcycle Parade Delivers Presents For Children
Her 2016 film, “The 13th,” explored mass incarceration as a form of continued slavery for African-Americans.
It was nominated for best documentary by the Academy Awards and won an Emmy Award for outstanding documentary.
DuVernay, who earlier this year directed Disney’s “A Wrinkle in Time,” is currently filming the Netflix miniseries “Central Park Five.”MORE NEWS: Chicago Weather: Monday Brings Wind, Blast Of Cold Air
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