Last year, Disney held a nationwide open casting call looking for young actors to play lead roles in the movie. Several months later, Disney is proud to announce a new trailer for the upcoming Wrinkle in Time movie.
Disney debuted the new trailer for its adaptation of Madeleine L’Engle’s A Wrinkle in Time during the 2017 American Music Awards. The trailer showcased a girl’s fantastic quest across the universe to save her father.
The movie is based on L’Engle’s 1963 novel. In the trailer, we are introduced to a young girl named Meg Murry who is played by Storm Reid, who travels with her younger brother Charles Wallace (Deric McCabe), her friend Calvin O’Keefe (Levi Miller), and three witches (Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon, and Mindy Kaling) to search for her missing father, Alexander Murry (Chris Pine).
Along the way they visit amazing planets and discover the universe is being attacked by The Black Thing.
The trailer explains the concept behind the title. Meg’s father was looking for a way to travel through space and invented a way to transport vast distances instantaneously, only to be captured by The Black Thing. The witches explain they are trying to find warriors to help them fight and the only person who can save her father from the darkness is Meg.
A Wrinkle in Time hits theaters on March 9th, 2018.