Disney Unveils First Images From Ava DuVernay's 'A Wrinkle in Time'


Madeleine L'Engle's critically acclaimed 1963 science-fiction and fantasy novel A Wrinkle in Time is getting a film adaptation from Disney next year and it looks like the studio's chose to roll out the first few photos from the film a few days before they head out on to this year's D23. They are aided by a trio of supernatural beings, Mrs. Whatsit (Witherspoon), Mrs. Which, who helps guide the young Meg and Charles Murry on their journey through space and time with the help of her compatriots Mrs.

Two key elements convinced DuVernay that Wrinkle, with its script by Oscar victor Jennifer Lee (Frozen), was worth investigating when Disney proposed the idea. Something that truly made me need to peruse it was the point at which he stated, 'Ava, envision what you would do with the universes.' Universes!

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"A Wrinkle in Time" is being directed by veteran filmmaker Ava DuVernay, who with the movie becomes the first woman of color to direct a live-action flick featuring a budget of more than $100 million.

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In turn, Reid is ready to rise to the challenge, she said. DuVernay said. "Could we bring in culture, bring in history in their costumes? And in the women themselves, could we just reflect a fuller breadth of femininity?" And when it came to picking the actress for Mrs.

Winfrey sports platinum blonde hair as Mrs. Who, and Reese Witherspoon as Mrs. Whatsit. "I mean, when you're trying to cast the wisest woman in the world, what's the question?" She dropped into the character so well, but it's also Oprah. When we see her in Henrietta Lacks, she's not Oprah to me. But in this, because of the things that Mrs.

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