Check Out the Trailer for Disney’s ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ Featuring Storm Reid and More
From the director who brought the award-winning film Selma and the documentary 13th – A Wrinkle in Time is the adaptation of the 1963 children’s novel by Madeleine L’Engle. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the story follows Storm Reid as Meg Murry, a girl whose scientist father (Chris Pine) has been missing after a mysterious disappearance.
The trailer reveals the star-studded cast including Mindy Kaling as Mrs. Who, Reese Witherspoon as Mrs. Whatsit, and Oprah Winfrey as Mrs. Which. Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Zach Galifianakis are also appearing in the film as Dr. Kate Murry and The Happy Medium. Jennifer Lee, writer and co-director of Frozen, has penned the adaptation from the award-winning novel.
Debuting at D23 on Saturday (July 15), the trailer, set with a cover of “Sweet Dreams,” features elaborate costumes and makeup accompanied with artful sets. Pine begins with explaining time and space travel, however his finding makes him a target of a kidnapping. But it’s up to his daughter (Reid) to save him and the entire universe.
“Ms. Ava, of course, is so patient and so hands-on,” Reid said. “She made me really feel like Meg. She let me put my creative position in it.”
According to Variety, the debut of A Wrinkle in Time wasn’t the only surprise Disney had in store. During the D23 Expo, Disney announced two untitled animated films as well as updates on Incredibles 2, the Wreck-It Ralph sequel, and Toy Story 4.
A Wrinkle in Time is set to hit theaters in March 2018. Be sure to check out the exclusive trailer below!
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