Oprah Winfrey is the first big name to join Ava DuVernay’s Disney film based on Madeleine L’Engle’s A Wrinkle in Time, which is being adapted by Frozen’s Jennifer Lee. This isn’t a huge surprise, really—Winfrey was in Selma, DuVernay’s highly-acclaimed previous feature, so it makes sense they’d team up again.
And while you’re at it, don’t expect an Einstein and Miller X-Files spinoff. There’s more talk that Daniel Craig is done with James Bond. Powerless adds three more stars to its cast. Plus Rhet Rheese offers an update on Zombieland 2, and Krysten Ritter hopes Jessica Jones might appear in Infinity War. Spoilers Get!
A newly-unearthed section of A Wrinkle In Time has been released by Madeline L’Engle’s granddaughter — and it has some strong words about the dangers faced by democracies, as they try to balance security and freedom.
Variety reports that Jennifer Lee, the co-writer and director of the animated smash-hit Frozen, will adapt Madeleine L'Engle's fantasy masterpiece A Wrinkle in Time for an upcoming Disney movie. There is literally nothing in this sentence we don't love.
Say what you will about Twilight, but its fans deserved better than the hatchet job of a comic adaptation it received. Encouraged by the burgeoning YA comics market, some publishers have put out hastily adapted comic book versions of successful prose novels that will appeal only to the most die-hard of fans.
First they tried to drag us back to the 1960s with Austin Powers. Now they're doing it again with Men in Black III, whose plot time-jumps to the 1969 Apollo launch. But why go back to this world-changing decade with bad science fiction when you could mainline the good stuff? Here is a book list that will introduce…
Madeleine L'Engle's scifi classic A Wrinkle in Time is 50 years old, and you can relive the entire tale of Meg and Charles Wallace in a brand-new edition. But if you don't have the patience to reread the entire book, cartoonist Faith Erin Hicks has conveniently broken down the entire plot in one brain-punching page.
Today at roughly 2:30 PM Pacific Time, we will be giving away 11 copies of the newly-released 50th Anniversary Edition of Madeleine L'Engle young adult SF classic, A Wrinkle in Time, plus one iPad 2, on Twitter. If you loved this book as a kid, or know kids who would love it now, you'll definitely want a copy of this…
We haven't heard anything lately about the Wrinkle in Time movie that was announced a year ago, but at least cartoonist Hope Larson (Mercury) is adapting it into a graphic novel in time for its 50th anniversary next year.
Author James Kennedy and the New York Public Library are sponsoring a series featuring 90-second video versions of books that won the Newbery Award for best YA lit. Here's one for Madeleine L'Engle's trippy multiverse adventure A Wrinkle In Time.
Science fiction's greatest authors have brilliant ideas, storytelling mojo... and plenty of stubbornness. Many of the field's greatest writers were buried in rejection slips, before they finally broke in. Here are 15 classic novels that publishers didn't want to touch.
In honor of Banned Books Week, Geekosystem's Susana Polo looks at 10 great science fiction novels that have been banned, or at least threatened with removal from libraries and schools. Including some major classics of the genre!
Madeleine L'Engle's A Wrinkle In Time is getting another shot at the big screen with an adaptation by Jeff Stockwell (Bridge to Terabithia). Let's hope this time they properly adapt Mrs. Whatsit, Mrs. Who and Mrs. Which. [THR]
Saddling up your faithful steed to ride off into the sunset is one of those things best left to John Wayne. Sometimes. Here are some of science fiction's best substitutes for our friend, the horse.
Of all the planets in this survey, Camazotz is the most similar to Earth. It even has Earth trees, like maples, pines and birches. But it's also the least varied — but only because the disembodied brain called IT has enforced super-conformity, in A Wrinkle In Time. Which could have its good points: just put the mind…