When you agree to be part of a movie like Disney’s A Wrinkle In Time, it helps to have a real appreciation of the source material in Madeleine L’Engle’s book of the same name. In a new featured documentary video the cast of A Wrinkle in Time discuss their love of L’Engle’s classic tale for readers of all ages.
In the featurette we’re presented with personal stories from Reese Witherspoon, Storm Reid, Ava DuVernay, and premiere book club aficionado Oprah who gush about why they love the book. It’s like a giant book club from some of the biggest names in Hollywood:
If you were on the edge about re-reading the book, maybe you’ll go give it another read before the movie arrives on March 9. But even if you’re not a bookworm, the beautiful otherworldly creations shared in the trailer make us yearn for the ability to visit those dimensions ourselves.
About the film
From visionary director Ava DuVernay comes Disney’s “A Wrinkle in Time,” an epic adventure based on Madeleine L’Engle’s timeless classic which takes audiences across dimensions of time and space, examining the nature of darkness versus light and, ultimately, the triumph of love. Through one girl’s transformative journey led by three celestial guides, we discover that strength comes from embracing one’s individuality and that the best way to triumph over fear is to travel by one’s own light.
Directed by Emmy winner and Oscar and Golden Globe nominee Ava DuVernay from a screenplay by Oscar winner Jennifer Lee based upon the beloved novel by Madeleine L’Engle, “A Wrinkle in Time” stars: two-time Academy Award nominee Oprah Winfrey, Oscar and Emmy winner Reese Witherspoon, Emmy nominee Mindy Kaling, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Michael Peňa and introducing Storm Reid, with two-time Emmy winner Zach Galifianakis and Emmy nominee Chris Pine.
Produced by Jim Whitaker and Catherine Hand with Doug Merrifield serving as executive producer, the film also boasts an impressive creative team featuring some of the most talented artisans working today, including: Tobias Schliessler, ASC as director of photography, Naomi Shohan as production designer, Oscar-nominee Spencer Averick as film editor, two-time Academy Award-nominee Paco Delgado as costume designer and four time Emmy nominee Ramin Djawadi as composer.
Tesseract to your local theater on March 9th for Disney’s “A Wrinkle in Time”