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A WRINKLE IN TIME: Chris Pine Joins As Mr. Murry

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Chris Pine Ready To Join A Wrinkle In Time As Mr. Murry

Star Trek actor Chris Pine has been cast in as Mr. Murry, the father of the main character, in the fantasy novel adaptation.

Pine will act alongside Mindy Kaling, Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, and child actress Storm Reid in the adaptation of the beloved Madeleine L’Engle book. Since its initial publication in 1962, A Wrinkle in Time has inflamed the imaginations of children for generations and earned a reputation as a classic of children’s literature. It is unknown how closely the movie will hew to the book, but if the summary of it on L’Engle’s website is anything to go by, it will definitely be interesting to see:

Meg Murry, her little brother Charles Wallace, and their mother are having a midnight snack on a dark and stormy night when an unearthly stranger appears at their door. She claims to have been blown off course, and goes on to tell them that there is such a thing as a tesseract, which, if you didn’t know, is a wrinkle in time.

Meg’s father had been experimenting with time-travel when he suddenly disappeared. Will Meg, Charles Wallace, and their friend Calvin outwit the forces of evil as they search through space for their father?

Frozen screenwriter and co-director Jennifer Lee is adapting A Wrinkle in Time into a screenplay, with Jim Whitaker and Catherine Hand producing.

Leave your thoughts on Chris Pine being set to play Meg’s father Mr. Murry in the upcoming adaptation of A Wrinkle in Time (via Comingsoon.net) in the comments section below. For more A Wrinkle in Time photos, videos, and information, visit our A Wrinkle in Time Page, and consider subscribing to us by Email, “following” us on Twitter, Tumblr, Google+, or “liking” us on Facebook for quick updates. No official release date has been offered for A Wrinkle in Time at this point.

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