The Netflix Adaptation of Wings of Fire: What We Know So Far

Netflix recently announced that they will be producing an animated series based on the book Wings of Fire. The series, which is suitable for the whole family, will be adapted from a series of books published by Gramedia. This epic fantasy saga will be produced by Ava DuVernay who previously directed the hit film Selma. The first season will come in ten episodes, making DuVernay series’ first animation project.

Wings of Fire is a novel written by Tui T. Sutherland. The story will revolve around the ongoing war that has been heating up for generations between the fierce dragon tribes who inhabit the epic world under the name ‘Pyrrhia.’ According to the prophecy conveyed from above, five young dragons will appear to end the bloodshed and the evil that is taking place. They will also bring peace back to the world. Raised and trained in secret since they were hatched, the dragons consisting of – Clay, Tsunami, Glory, Starflight, and Sunny must start their search for identity and bring them together with their true selves and the long war they must end.

The release date for Wings of Fire by Netflix

Together with Ava DuVernay himself, Tui T Sutherland will also position his work as executive producer for this series. This means that all of the series’ original creators and authors engaged themselves to ensure that the adaptation reflects the content of the original work, based on similarities. But until now there is no definite release date for Wings of Fire. From the synopsis and background, we can confirm that this series will be a great one.

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Director of Wings of Fire


Ava DuVernay photographed by Dan Doperalski in Los Angeles, CA on May 16, 2019

As stated above, American female director Ava Duvernay will take on the role of series director Wings of Fire. Ava Duvernay itself is not a foreign name in the Hollywood industry. When it comes to female directors who work at busy lights, she’s definitely one of the best out there. She has a game that no other female director has gone through.

Moreover, he also got a fortune by involving himself in about 30 films since the beginning of his career. But not only that, his career took off as well when he directed the hit Disney + film ‘A Wrinkle in Time.’ The film stars many big names in Hollywood, such as Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon, Mindy Kaling, Storm Reid, and Levi Miller. It earned over 134 million USD at the box office.

Prior to Wings of Fire, Duvernay canceled another major project

DC Films and Warner Bros. announced unpleasant news for fans of the DC film. They revealed that two interesting projects were under development but were later canceled. The first is the Aquaman James Wan spinoff of The Trench and the New Gods Ava DuVernay project. According to a report from The Hollywood Reporter, the decision was overturned because DC Films President Walter Hamada and other studio executives decided that the comic book film project under development for the DC Extended Universe was not a “natural place” for the next few people. year. . Therefore, they chose to close the project for now.


The Marel series that was canceled by Ava Duvernay, the New Gods

The New Gods tells of the natives of the twin planets from New Genesis and Apokolips. New Genesis is a very beautiful planet ruled by Highfather, whereas Apokolips is a dystopian planet full of engines and fire pits and ruled by a tyrant named Darkseid. They call themselves gods, living outside normal spacetime in the realm known as the Fourth World.

Although the news of the cancellation of the two projects is quite disappointing, the future of DC comic films is still packed with many interesting projects, such as The Batman, starring Robert Pattinson, the upcoming The Suicide Squad, and the Peacemaker spin-off series, Block. Adam, and Shazam! Fury of the Gods, Blue Beetle, Supergirl, Batgirl, The Flash, Green Lantern Corps, Zatanna, Wonder Woman 3, and the spin-off about DC TE P-Type are here to look

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