NAOMI: Ava DuVernay Shares New Shots Of Kaci Walfall As The DC Comics Hero

NAOMI: Ava DuVernay Shares New Shots Of Kaci Walfall As The DC Comics Hero

Following last night's news that The CW has officially ordered Naomi to series, writer/producer Ava DuVernay has shared some new images of star Kaci Walfall as the super-powered DC Comics heroine...

Ava DuVernay's New Gods movie may not be moving forward, but the filmmaker has another DC project on the way: a small-screen adaptation of recent DC Comics series, Naomi.

Production began on the CW series last month, and we found out that the show was given an official series order late last night. Now, DuVernay has taken to Twitter to share some new production stills of star Kaci Walfall (Power) as the titular teenage hero.

We recently learned that the first episode of Naomi might just feature a cameo from a very famous DC superhero, but that's yet to be confirmed.

DuVernay teamed with Arrow writer and co-exec producer Jill Blankenship to write and exec produce the project, which is based on the 2019 teen superhero tale of the same name from writers Brian Michael Bendis and David F. Walker, and artist Jamal Campbell.

The comic follows Naomi McDuffie, a teenage superhero from an alternate Earth with energy-based powers who discovers that she was sent to the Prime Universe to be preserved from Zumbado, the destructive conqueror of her home planet. The show is expected to focus on "a teen girl’s journey from her small northwestern town to the heights of the multiverse. When a supernatural event shakes her hometown to the core, Naomi sets out to uncover its origins, and what she discovers will challenge everything we believe about our heroes."

Sarah Bremner and Paul Garnes are also on board as producers. No premiere date has been announced.

DISCLAIMER: Comic Book Movie is protected under the DMCA (Digital Millenium Copyright Act) and... [MORE]
Related Headlines
SCOOBY-DOO's Grey Griffin Reflects On Bringing Daphne Into SUPERNATURAL For Animated Episode (Exclusive)

SCOOBY-DOO's Grey Griffin Reflects On Bringing Daphne Into SUPERNATURAL For Animated Episode (Exclusive)

"Scoobynatural" was one of the most memorable episodes of Supernatural to ever air on The CW, and Scooby-Doo legend Grey Griffin has now reflected on what exactly being part of the series meant to her...
POWERPUFF Loses Blossom As Chloe Bennet Leaves The Troubled CW Series Ahead Of Reshoots

POWERPUFF Loses Blossom As Chloe Bennet Leaves The Troubled CW Series Ahead Of Reshoots

The CW went back to the drawing board with Powerpuff after the pilot wasn't quite what they hoped for, but the series has now lost one of its leads as Chloe Bennet (Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.) quits the show.
SUPERNATURAL Stars Jensen Ackles And Jared Padalecki Make Peace After Brief Spat Over THE WINCHESTERS

SUPERNATURAL Stars Jensen Ackles And Jared Padalecki Make Peace After Brief Spat Over THE WINCHESTERS

It looked like Jensen Ackles and Jared Padalecki's friendship could be on the rocks after the former announced plans for a Supernatural prequel, but we're pleased to let you know they've made things right.
SUPERNATURAL Star Jared Padalecki Says He's Gutted About Sam Not Being Included In THE WINCHESTERS

SUPERNATURAL Star Jared Padalecki Says He's "Gutted" About Sam Not Being Included In THE WINCHESTERS

Last night, the news broke that Jensen Ackles is developing a Supernatural prequel which will see him return as Dean Winchester. Well, no one told Jared Padalecki, and it sounds like he's pretty upset...
SUPERNATURAL Prequel Series THE WINCHESTERS In The Works With Jensen Ackles Set To Produce And Narrate

SUPERNATURAL Prequel Series THE WINCHESTERS In The Works With Jensen Ackles Set To Produce And Narrate

Are you ready for another ride in the Impala? It's been revealed today that Jensen Ackles, his wife Danneel, and Supernatural co-executive producer Robbie Thompson are developing a prequel spinoff series!
Latest Headlines
SPIDER-MAN: NO WAY HOME Director Jon Watts Sets Next Project With George Clooney & Brad Pitt To Star

SPIDER-MAN: NO WAY HOME Director Jon Watts Sets Next Project With George Clooney & Brad Pitt To Star

It looks like Jon Watts has found his Spider-Man: No Way Home follow-up and it may be one of the hottest Hollywood projects in recent memory as both George Clooney and Brad Pitt are expected to star.
Sony Pictures Is Reportedly Building Towards A SINISTER SIX Movie Once Again

Sony Pictures Is Reportedly Building Towards A SINISTER SIX Movie Once Again

At one point, Sony Pictures was developing a Sinister Six project. Now, it seems the studio is once again working toward crafting a film based around Spider-Man's deadliest villains.
GAME OF THRONES Alum Pilou Asbæk To Play The Sinister Richard Straker In New Line's SALEM'S LOT

GAME OF THRONES Alum Pilou Asbæk To Play The Sinister Richard Straker In New Line's SALEM'S LOT

Pilou Asbæk, who played the despicable Euron Greyjoy on HBO's Game of Thrones, is set to bring another literary villain to life in New Line's adaptation of Stephen King's Salem's Lot...
AQUAMAN AND THE LOST KINGDOM Rounds Out Cast With Randall Park, Indya Moore, Jani Zhao & Vincent Regan

AQUAMAN AND THE LOST KINGDOM Rounds Out Cast With Randall Park, Indya Moore, Jani Zhao & Vincent Regan

As filming continues on the DC blockbuster, Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom has rounded out its cast with Randall Park (WandaVision), Indya Moore (Queen & Slim), Jani Zhao (South), and Vincent Regan (300).
VENOM: Marvel Comics Releases New Trailer For Upcoming Relaunch Of The Symbiote's Solo Series

VENOM: Marvel Comics Releases New Trailer For Upcoming Relaunch Of The Symbiote's Solo Series

Some big changes are coming to the world of Venom in next month's relaunch, and Marvel Comics has released a trailer featuring tonnes of new artwork with hints about what fans can expect from the series.
VENOM: LET THERE BE CARNAGE TV Spots See Venom Drop The Mic...And Find A Lot Of New Fans!

VENOM: LET THERE BE CARNAGE TV Spots See Venom Drop The Mic...And Find A Lot Of New Fans!

Sony has released some new TV spots for Venom: Let There Be Carnage, revealing even more never before seen footage from the sequel, including the symbiote dropping the mic and getting down with the kids.
THE SANDMAN: Netflix Unveils Official Logo For The Show Ahead Of Tomorrow's First Teaser

THE SANDMAN: Netflix Unveils Official Logo For The Show Ahead Of Tomorrow's First Teaser

We're expecting a first look at some footage from The Sandman tomorrow during Netflix's Tudum online event, but for now, the streamer has shared the official title treatment for the Neil Gaiman adaptation.
Marvel Sues Heirs Of Creators In Bid To Avoid Losing Copyrights To Spider-Man, Iron Man, Thor, And More

Marvel Sues Heirs Of Creators In Bid To Avoid Losing Copyrights To Spider-Man, Iron Man, Thor, And More

Disney and Marvel are heading back to court for a legal battle with the heirs of comic book creators like Stan Lee and Steve Ditko. The stakes? The rights to some of their most famous superhero characters!