Ava DuVernay to Direct Disney's "A Wrinkle in Time"

Ava DuVernay will direct A Wrinkle in Time based on Madeleine L'Engle's 1963 novel, Deadline reports.

According to Deadline:

A Wrinkle In Time involves a young girl whose government scientist father has gone missing after working on a mysterious project called a tesseract, which involves being transported to a fifth dimension with mysterious inhabited planets. She takes part in a search for her father and sees some incredible creatures along the way.
DuVernay directed the Oscar-winning historical film, Selma, and garnered acclaim for her independent films, Middle of Nowhere and I Will Follow. She made history in 2014 when she was the first Black woman to be nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Director.

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