September 13, 2016


'12 Years a Slave's' Storm Reid Cast as Lead in Ava DuVernay’s 'A Wrinkle in Time'

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Ava DuVernay’s highly anticipated adaptation of A Wrinkle in Time has found its lead: Storm Reid, the 12 Years a Slave actress, has been cast as Meg Murry, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The adaptation of Madeleine L’Engle’s classic children’s book landed on Reid following a worldwide casting search. Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon and Mindy Kaling are all in talks to co-star in the project.

Jennifer Lee, who wrote and co-directed Frozen, penned the script for A Wrinkle In Time. DuVernay co-wrote and directed Selma in 2014.

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