Even although Ava DuVernay’s title isn’t seen till the tip of the brand new trailer for her reimagining of “A Wrinkle in Time,” it clearly exemplifies feminine empowerment.
Based on Madeleine L’Engle’s 1962 novel, it’s the story of Meg Murry (Storm Reid, of “12 Years a Slave”), a younger lady who learns to bend the principles of time and area on a quest to avoid wasting her astrophysicist father (Chris Pine) from captivity in one other dimension.
Along her journey, she’s helped by three otherworldly beings: Mrs. Which (Oprah Winfrey), Mrs. Who (Mindy Kaling) and Mrs. Whatsit (Reese Witherspoon). Meg’s mom, a health care provider performed by Gugu Mbatha-Raw, additionally guides her.
Meg is accompanied by her brother, Charles Wallace (Deric McCabe), and her finest pal, Calvin (Levi Miller); just a few different males additionally pop up within the trailer, together with Zach Galifianakis, Michael Peña and André Holland. But, as Mrs. Which tells Meg of the evil power trapping her father, “the only one who can stop it is you.”
Ms. DuVernay (“Selma”) is the primary lady of colour to direct a movie with a finances over $100 million, and the teaser options eye-popping visible results. The screenplay is by Jennifer Lee, who wrote and co-directed “Frozen,” and Disney hopes this girl-power story creates extra field workplace magic when “A Wrinkle in Time” hits theaters on March 9.
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