‘A Wrinkle in Time’ Trailer Looks Magical and Twitter Is Excited About It [WATCH]
Director Ava DuVernay has released a dazzling trailer for Disney’s fantasy movie, A Wrinkle in Time, on Saturday (July 15). And yes, the teaser is full of magical themes and will give you plenty of chills. Oh, and there’s Oprah Winfrey.
The film is a based on the 1963 children’s book of the same name by author Madeleine L'Engle. The project features Storm Reid as Meg Murry, a young girl whose scientist father (played by Chris Pine) has been missing after disappearing years earlier. In addition, there's Reese Witherspoon as Mrs. Whatsit, Zach Galifianakis as The Happy Medium and Mindy Kaling as Mrs. Who. Finally, there's Oprah Winfrey who plays the mythical Mrs. Which who is the wisest woman in the world.
The trailer features plenty of gorgeous and colorful set pieces, elaborate costume designs and excitement. The music in the trailer is a cover of The Eurythmics 1983 classic "Sweet Dreams." A Wrinkle in Time is set to arrive in theaters in March 2018.
The trailer also premiered at D23, Disney’s biennial fan expo in Anaheim, Calif., on Saturday as well. DuVernay, who directed the movie, was on hand to present the teaser to an eager audience at the event.
“I saw myself in it,” she said about the project (via EW.com). “And I saw so many different kinds of people in it and personalities and I thought, gosh, if I could bring my idea of it to the classic novel, maybe we can make something new, And the only place to do that is at Disney. A family story wrapped in an epic adventure where you see worlds you’ve never seen before—it’s the perfect place.”
Folks on Twitter were excited to see the A Wrinkle in Time trailer and went on their timelines to express their joy. Watch the trailer above and check out the fans' reactions below.