Directed by Ava DuVernay (13th, Selma), the film is a reimagining of Madeleine L’Engle’s classic novel that takes Meg Murry (Storm Reid), her brilliant brother Charles Wallace and their friend Calvin on an unexpected journey into alternate dimensions on a mission to bring home their father.
In Spring 2018 audiences around the world will be introduced to the unique and adventurous Meg Murry and will follow her on an unprecedented journey through space and time on a mission to save her family.
Whether familiar with the cult-classic novel by Madeleine L’Engle, or experiencing this enthralling story for the first time, audiences young and old will encounter an original, heart-warming, and visually captivating cinematic event.
With an all-star cast including Oprah Winfrey, Mindy Kaling and Andre Holland bringing the intriguing characters to life, A Wrinkle in Time offers a distinctive new world and will cut through as the fresh and original choice on the big screen next spring.
British actress Gugu Mbatha-Raw (Black Mirror, Beyond the Lights) has been cast as Meg Murry’s mother. Mbatha-Raw’s episode, San Junipero from the Black Mirror third series has recently been nominated in the 2017 Emmy Awards.
DuVernay has pushed the boundaries of typical sci-fi fantasy films, by introducing a mixed race lead!
A Wrinkle in Time
Director: Ava DuVernay
Writer(s): Jennifer Lee (screenplay) | Madeleine L’Engle (novel)
Cast: Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Oprah Winfrey, Andre Holland, Mindy Kaling, Reece Witherspoon, Chris Pine
UK release date: 23rd March 2017