Reese Witherspoon In Talks To JOIN A Wrinkle In Time

Published on September 08, 2016

REESE WITHERSPOON is in negotiations to join OPRAH WINFREY in the upcoming adaptation of A WRINKLE IN TIME.

Reese Witherspoon

The Oscar winner has been tapped to play Mrs. Whatsit, a former celestial being and one of the mysterious women who send the teen protagonists on their tesseracting journeys through time and space.

Actress Mindy Kaling is also in final talks to star alongside her pal Witherspoon as literature-quoting Mrs. Who, while Winfrey rounds out the trio as Mrs. Which, the leader of the pack.

Reese Witherspoon

The project marks a reunion between Winfrey and Selma director Ava DuVernay, who will helm the project. Oscar winner and Frozen writer Jennifer Lee has penned the adapted screenplay, while Amy Adams and Kevin Hart are among those in talks to also star in the film, according to Deadline.

A Wrinkle in Time was written by author Madeleine L’Engle and centres on a group of children who travel back in time to find their missing scientist father. The novel won the Newbery Medal in 1963.