The latest preview for Disney’s A Wrinkle in Time promises a story to remember. The movie, directed by Ava DuVernay (Selma), adapts the Newbery Medal winning book by Madeleine L’Engle, and stars Storm Reid, Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon, Mindy Kaling, Michael Pena, Zach Galifianakis, and Chris Pine. The science fiction story follows Meg’s mission to rescue her missing scientist father. Along the way she meets supernatural beings, creatures who are the personification of evil, and other beasts. The adventure takes Meg and the audience to strange and wondrous planets on a journey that
Watch the latest sneak peek at Disney’s A Wrinkle in Time:
While Disney’s A Wrinkle in Time is not yet shaking up the cinematic box office like Black Panther is, the movies have a few things in common. Both have an African-American director and both feature an African American lead. It turns out the space on Disney studios where Ryan Coogler edited Black Panther was write across the hall from where Ava DuVerney was piecing together A Wrinkle in Time. The two even took breaks together and compared notes about film making while walking the Disney studio lot.
The book has inspired generations of youth to pursue careers in science and many are hoping the movie will do the same. Some are even raising money to send young women to see the movie free.
About the movie:
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.
Disney’s A Wrinkle in Time opens in theatres March 9th!