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Meg Murry and her brother Charles Wallace have normal lives until one night when a strange visitor comes. Her name was Mrs. Whatsit. She states that there IS such thing as a “tesseract”. The next day, Meg and Charles Wallace meet Mrs. Who and Mrs. Which. They also meet the most popular boy in high school: Calvin O’Keefe. Together, they embark on an adventure to save Meg’s father, Dr. Murry.
A Wrinkle in Time is a 2018 American science fantasy adventure film directed by Ava DuVernay from a screenplay by Jennifer Lee, and based on the 1962 novel of the same name by Madeleine L’Engle. The film stars Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon, Mindy Kaling, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Michael Peña, Storm Reid, Zach Galifianakis, and Chris Pine. Principal photography on the film began on November 2, 2016, in Los Angeles, California. The film is scheduled to be released by Walt Disney Pictures on March 9, 2018, in Real D 3D and IMAX 3D.
Principal photography on the film began on November 2, 2016, in Los Angeles, California. After filming in Los Angeles, production moved to New Zealand for two weeks. Tobias A. Schliessler was confirmed to be working on the film as cinematographer, along with other production team members including production designer Naomi Shohan, costume designer Paco Delgado, and visual effects supervisor Rich McBride.
Filming for A Wrinkle in Time took place in Eureka, California, in Humboldt County, starting on November 29, 2016, and ending on December 5 or 6. Filming also took place at Eureka’s Sequoia Park, located next to Sequoia Park Zoo. No major actors tied to the movie were present in Eureka. In mid-December, Pine was spotted during filming in Los Angeles.
Filming locations for A Wrinkle in Time were established to be in Central Otago, New Zealand, during the last two weeks of February 2017. Actors and crew involved were in New Zealand for the two weeks to shoot scenes in the Southern Alps, and shooting took place at Hunter Valley Station near Lake Hāwea, with cast and crew treated to a traditional Māori powhiri and karakia, by the indigenous peoples of New Zealand. Disney wrapped filming in New Zealand’s South Island after two weeks, and the director has declared the cast and crew’s love for New Zealand on Instagram.
A Wrinkle in Time (2018)
Directed by: Ava DuVernay
Starring: Reese Witherspoon, Chris Pine, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Michael Peña, Oprah Winfrey, Zach Galifianakis, Mindy Kaling, Bellamy Young, Rowan Blanchard, Storm Reid, Alexia Rae Castillo, Akemi Look
Screenplay by: Jennifer Lee
Production Design by: Naomi Shohan
Cinematography by: Tobias A. Schliessler
Film Editing by: Spencer Averick
Costume Design by: Paco Delgado
Set Decoration by: Elizabeth Keenan, Claire Schwartz
Art Direction by: Kevin Constant, Greg Hooper, Gregory S. Hooper, Jeff Julian, David Lazan, Ken Turner
Music by: Ramin Djawadi
MPAA Rating: PG for thematic elements and some peril.
Distributed by: Walt Disney Studios
Release Date: March 9, 2018