Disney has released a new trailer for its adaptation of Madeleine L’Engle’s A Wrinkle in Time. This new trailer focuses on Meg Murry (played by 12 Years a Slave’s Storm Reid), a young girl who’s having trouble at school after her father mysteriously vanishes.
We’ve gotten glimpses of the gorgeous world in Ava DuVernay’s upcoming film in a pair of trailers, which laid the groundwork for the story: Meg’s father Alexander is a scientist who created the tesseract, which allows him to wrinkle time and travel across the universe.
This new trailer shows off the consequences of his disappearance: Meg’s teachers and friends are worried about her at school. After she explains her father’s work to her friend, Calvin O’Keefe (Levi Miller), he remarks that she must miss him a lot. “More than anything in the universe,” she tells him. That sets off a journey to figure out where he ended up: she meets three witches, Mrs Whatsit, Mrs Which, and Mrs Who (Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon, and Mindy Kaling, respectively), who tell her that her father has done something extraordinary, but that he now needs help.
A Wrinkle in Time hits theaters on March 9th.