Reese Witherspoon and Mindy Kaling in talks to join Oprah Winfrey in 'A Wrinkle in Time'

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Reese Witherspoon and Mindy Kaling are in negotiations to appear in Disney's adaptation of the classic novel "A Wrinkle In Time," TheWrap has learned.

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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