Reese Witherspoon and Mindy Kaling in talks to join Oprah Winfrey in 'A Wrinkle in Time'
The project is being directed by Ava DuVernay.
Oprah Winfrey, who is re-teaming with her "Selma" director, has already been cast in the film to star as Mrs. Which.
The script was written by "Frozen" writer and co-director Jennifer Lee, who won an Oscar in 2014 for the Disney Animation film.
The classic children's book by Madeleine L'Engle revolves around a young girl in search of her missing scientist father. Mrs. Which is one of the supernatural entities who helps the girl — along with her brother and her friend — traverse the universe.
Winfrey had a smaller role in DuVernay's 2014 historical drama "Selma," and also helped the film get made, serving as a producer. The two have also teamed up for DuVernay's forthcoming OWN drama series "Queen Sugar," which premieres Sept. 6.
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