Ava DuVernay to Direct ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ Film Adaptation

By Maryann Yin Comment

A Wrinkle in TimeAva DuVernay, the director behind Selma, will take the helm of a movie based on Madeleine L’Engle’s A Wrinkle in Time. Farrar, Straus & Giroux first published this Newbery Medal-winning children’s book back in 1963.

Here’s more from The Chicago Tribune: “The story follows children as they travel through time and visit strange worlds in order to find their missing scientist father…A Wrinkle in Time is the first book in L’Engle’s Time Quartet series that also includes A Wind in the Door, Many Waters, and A Swiftly Tilting Planet.”

According to The WrapJennifer Lee, the screenwriter behind Frozen, has signed on to write the script. Disney has scheduled filming to begin later this year. (via Deadline)