D23 Expo is just under two weeks away and fans are eager to see what new announcements will be made by Disney at the biennial fan event. Now, director Ava DuVernay has revealed that the teaser trailer for her feature film adaptation of the novel A Wrinkle In Time will debut at the convention.
DuVernay made the announcement on her official Twitter account, though no details on an exact release date for the teaser or if it will be made available to the general public were provided. However, there is a good chance the trailer will debut on Saturday, July 15 during the Live Action Films panel.
— Ava DuVernay (@ava) July 3, 2017
Based on the 1962 science fantasy novel by Madeleine L’Engle, the film tells the story of Margaret “Meg” Murry and her interdimensional journey to find her missing father with the help of her friend, little brother, and a trio of supernatural beings.
Written by Jennifer Lee, the film stars Storm Reid, Reese Witherspoon, Mindy Kaling, Levi Miller, Deric McCabe, Chris Pine, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Michael Peña, Zach Galifianakis and Oprah Winfrey.
A Wrinkle In Time will be released in theaters on March 9, 2018.
D23 2017 will be held on July 14–16 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California.
Top 10 Disney Properties That Could Become Live-Action
Disney has become known for dominating the box office with the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Star Wars, and their record-breaking animated features. It didn’t take long for these Disney animated classics to become live-action epics on the big screen. Just in the past few years, Maleficent, Cinderella, and The Jungle Book have all been given the live-action treatment and as a result, have become critical and financial successes. If it’s not broken, why fix it?
The upcoming line-up for live-action remakes includes many popular Disney properties such as; Beauty and the Beast, The Lion King, Mulan, Cruella and Maleficent 2. With Disney having such a large animated catalog, these remakes inspired a question. What Disney properties are left that need the live-action treatment? This countdown features the top ten Disney properties that could receive the live-action treatment.
Do you agree with this list? Are you enjoying this trend of Disney animated classics becoming live-action remakes? Comment below and join in the conversation!