Oprah Winfrey will star in the big-screen adaptation of Madeleine L’Engle’s 1963 children’s classic, A Wrinkle in Time. Ava DuVernay (Selma) will direct from a script by Frozen writer and co-director Jennifer Lee. From Variety:
This is a big one for Disney Motion Pictures president Sean Bailey and exec Tendo Nagenda, who’s steering the film. A Wrinkle In Time involves a young girl whose government scientist father has gone missing after working on a mysterious project called a tesseract, which involves being transported to a fifth dimension with mysterious inhabited planets. She takes part in a search for her father and sees some incredible creatures along the way.
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