Director Ava DuVernay unveils Oprah Winfrey's look from 'A Wrinkle in Time'

Emmett Rice
July 14, 2017

Director Ava DuVernay, fresh off of heavy projects like the civil rights drama Selma and her criminal-justice exposé 13th, was drawn to dabble in uncharted sci-fi territory upon discovering author Madeline L'Engle's novel as an adult. A Wrinkle in Time is set to come out March 9, 2018.

If you're not thinking about Disney's upcoming film A Wrinkle in Time at least once a day, then you need to hear the time. Their scientist father (Chris Pine) has gone missing, but after a visit from a mysterious woman called Mrs. Whatsit (Reese Witherspoon), they learn that their father's research may have been more successful than they guessed and that he may have travelled in space and time. She's joined by her friend Calvin (Levi Miller) and brother Charles Wallace (Deric McCabe). Who played by Mindy Kaling. Who, and Reese Witherspoon as Mrs. Whatsit.

In the film, newcomer Storm Reid will play Meg, with Oprah Winfrey as Mrs.

Find the full reel and article in its entirety at Entertainment Weekly. DuVernay said of casting these woman. "What's more, in the ladies themselves, would we be able to simply mirror a more full broadness of gentility?" "And at the center is Storm Reid who will make you root for her as a brown girl named Meg who triumphs against the darkness". I feel like we don't talk about a lot of the other colors and cultures enough, and Mindy is so handsome to me.

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And she's not the only one. "I was looking for that innocence, that thing Reese plays so well, but also that great power and precision, and amusing". For DuVernay, she was looking for an actress who could capture Mrs. Whatsits 60 million years young innocence.

It's Oprah like you've never seen her before.

So, DuVernay's perspective is refreshing, because from the very start she was considering how this fictional universe that blends both scientific and fantasy elements could actually reflect the real, diverse world in which we live.

It looks like Disney fans are going in for another magical ride next year and we're hoping that it'll be big. But in this, because of the things that Mrs.

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