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‘A Wrinkle In Time’: ‘Frozen’ Director To Adapt Children’s Book For Disney

Tue, August 5, 2014 3:37pm EDT by Elizabeth Wagmeister 1 Comment
A Wrinkle In Time

Following the huge success of ‘Frozen’, writer and co-director Jennifer Lee is bringing another feature film to Disney — ‘A Wrinkle In Time!’

It looks like all of our childhood dreams are really coming true! Jennifer Lee who wrote and co-directed Disney’s smash hit Frozen, is writing the film adaptation for the children’s novel, A Wrinkle In Time. Jennifer says it was one of her favorite books, as a child. Read on for more details!

‘A Wrinkle In Time’ Movie: ‘Frozen’ Director Adapting Children’s Novel

Disney is traveling to the imaginations of the popular children’s novel, A Wrinkle In Time. Can it beat the record-breaking success of Frozen?

Published in 1962, the book, written by Madeleine L’Engle, is the first of her “Time Quartet” series, which also includes A Wind in the Door, Many Waters and A Swiftly Tilting PlanetA Wrinkle In Time explores children traveling through time, coming across strange, other worlds, all to find their missing scientist father.

Jennifer’s big screen adaption will emphasize a female narrative and focus on sci-fi elements, our sister site Variety exclusively first reported with the announcement Jennifer’s involvement with the film.

With Jennifer writing the silver-screen adaption, the film will be produced by Jim Whitaker and Catherine HandBridge to Terabithia screenplay writer Jeff Stockwell was first attached to the film adaptation when the Wrinkle movie was first announced in 2010. No producer has signed on to the project yet.

HollywoodLifers, are you excited to see A Wrinkle In Time coming to the big screen? Do you think it will be as big of a hit as Frozen?

— Elizabeth Wagmeister

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