The full cast for Selma director Ava DuVernay’s adaptation of A Wrinkle in Time has been announced, and production is set to commence on Wednesday the 2nd in Los Angeles. Two weeks of filming scheduled for New Zealand. Newcomer Storm Reid will play Meg alongside Oprah Winfrey as Mrs. Which, Reese Witherspoon as Mrs. Whatsit, Mindy Kaling as Mrs. Who, Chris Pine as Mr. Murry, Gugu Mbatha-Raw as Mrs. Murry, Zach Galifinakis as The Happy Medium, , André Holland as Principal Jenkins, Levi Miller as Calvin and Deric McCabe as Charles Wallace. Bellamy Young, Rowan Blanchard and Will McCormack have been cast in undisclosed roles.
Ava DuVernay says: “Since Day One, this experience has shimmered with the promise and possibility, the passion and power that only great stories offer. And Madeline L’Engle’s book is a great story indeed. A cool, quirky tale of an imperfect girl on an otherworldly expedition that has been praised and banned, dissected and celebrated the world over for more than 50 years. On behalf of all the filmmakers, artists and craftspeople in our ‘Wrinkle in Time’ family, we are genuinely thrilled by and truly grateful for the opportunity to make this film together.”
An enduring children’s classic, Madeleine L’Engle’s award-winning A Wrinkle in Time tells the story of a young girl Meg, whose father, a government scientist, has gone missing after working on a mysterious project called a tesseract.