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A Wrinkle in Time

The new A Wrinkle in Time trailer focuses on Meg Murry.

Today The Walt Disney Studios released a brand new trailer to promote their upcoming feature adaptation of Madeleine L’Engle’s A Wrinkle in Time. Throughout the course of the trailer, we get more of what the story will be about and see more of a focus on Meg Murry.

In previous trailers, there was a heavier focus on Mrs. Which, Mrs. Whatsit, and Mrs. Who. This was something that had greatly annoyed me because the original A Wrinkle in Time story focuses on Meg and her journey. However, with big names like Oprah, Reese Witherspoon, and Mindy Kaling, it made sense to focus on those three in the promotion. I am very happy that we are getting more of Meg.

A brief synopsis of the film is below:

The movie is based on a children’s series by the same name. Meg and Charles Wallace are aided by Calvin and 3 interesting women, Mrs. Which, Mrs. Whatsit, and Mrs. Who in the search for their father who disappeared during an experiment he was working on for the government. Their travels take them around the universe to a place unlike any other. They must learn to trust each other and to understand that everyone is different.

via Walt Disney Pictures

The cast of A Wrinkle in Time consists of Oprah Winfrey as Mrs. Which, Reese Witherspoon as Mrs. Whatsit, Mindy Kaling as Mrs. Who, Chris Pine as Mr. Murray, Gugu Mbatha-Raw as Mrs. Murray, Zach Galifianakis as The Happy Medium, Michael Peña as Red, André Holland as Principal Jenkins, Levi Miller as Calvin, Deric McCabe as Charles Wallace, and introducing Storm Reid as the memorable Meg Murray. Bellamy Young, Rowan Blanchard, and Will McCormack also join in this production.

Disney’s A Wrinkle in Time is being directed by Ava DuVernay. The film is being produced by Jim Whitaker and Catherine Hand. Jennifer Lee wrote the screenplay.

A Wrinkle in Time is set to land in theaters on March 9, 2018. Make sure you check out the new trailer below and let us know your thoughts.

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Sarah Musnicky

Sarah is a freelance writer and self-described workaholic. She loves fantasy and sci fi and will admit having dual loyalties between Star Trek and Star Wars as well as Marvel and DC. When she's not being socially awkward, she is in a corner obsessing over dragons, cute things, and a need to master all languages on the planet. She would like to be a professional blanket burrito when she reaches the peak of maturation.

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