Female-driven Disney film ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ hopes to inspire (VIDEO)
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LOS ANGELES, July 17 — Directed by Ava DuVernay A Wrinkle in Time the film tells the story of a young girl called Meg who, after her scientist father disappears, encounters celestial beings — Which (Oprah Winfrey), Whatsit (Reese Witherspoon) and Mrs Who (Mindy Kaling).
Together, along with a friend and her brother, Meg and the Mrs’s go on a space and time adventure to help her find her father and rid the universe of evil.
Duvernay is one of only a handful of female Hollywood directors to be allowed to take control over big-budget blockbusters.
Nearly all the cast and crew backstage at D23 talked about how they hoped the film would inspire.
A Wrinkle in Time goes on release in the US on March 9, 2018. — Reuters