Chris Pine and Gugu Mbatha-Raw sign on as husband and wife for the Ava DuVernay-directed A WRINKLE IN TIME.
Gugu Mbatha-Raw was announced yesterday to have been cast as the mother of Meg Murry, the young girl set to go on an interplanetary adventure to find her missing father in the movie adaptation of Madeleine L’Engle’s A Wrinkle in Time.
Mbatha-Raw will be joining a strong cast, including Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon, and Mindy Kaling, as well as the young actress playing the lead protagonist, Storm Reid.
Today the announcement was made that Chris Pine has joined the cast and will be playing the missing father and husband to Gugu Mbatha-Raw’s Dr. Kate Murry.
Director Ava DuVernay will be directing the movie from a script by Frozen director and writer Jennifer Lee. Filming is set to start late this year.