Chris Pine Joins Reese Witherspoon, Oprah Winfrey in ‘A Wrinkle in Time’

Film directed by Ava DuVernay also stars Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Mindy Kaling

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Chris Pine has joined Ava DuVernay‘s “A Wrinkle in Time,” an individual with knowledge of the project told TheWrap.

Reese Witherspoon, Oprah Winfrey, Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Mindy Kaling are also attached to star. Jennifer Lee (“Frozen”) is penning the script based on Madeleine L’Engle’s book series “Time Quartet.”

The story follows children as they travel through time to find their missing father. On their travels, they visit strange and mysterious worlds.

Pine is expected to star as Mr. Murray, the husband to Mbatha-Raw’s character, Dr. Kate Murray.

Pine recently starred in “Star Trek Beyond,” “Hell or High Water” and “The Finest Hours.” He will next appear as Steve Trevor in Warner Bros.’ “Wonder Woman” alongside Gal Gadot.

Pine is represented by CAA and John Carrabino Management.