Nia DaCosta is having a big year in Hollywood. The filmmaker, known for her work on “Little Woods” and “Candyman,” is set to direct Marvel’s “The Marvels,” making her the first Black woman to helm a Marvel film. She is also breaking the record for the highest budgeted film with a Black woman director. DaCosta has a diverse range of projects in the works, including an adaptation of “Hedda Gabler” and an adaptation of Ta-Nehisi Coates’ novel “The Water Dancer.” Despite her success in the Marvel universe, she plans to continue writing original films in the future. “The Marvels” is set to release on November 10.
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