Ava DuVernay’s highly anticipated adaptation of the classic Madeleine L’Engle novel has completed production and has moved into post. Now it looks like the director has tapped a composer for the film. One that she loves and one many of us know for one of his most iconic themes.
DuVernay and the production have turned to composer Ramin Djawadi to score the big screen adaptation of the science fiction classic starring Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon, Chris Pine and Mindy Kaling. The director even went to social media to make the announcement and praise the composer, who she is a fan of.
I’ve listened to his music for years and swooned. Thrilled to announce that @Djawadi_Ramin joins the WRINKLE IN TIME family as our composer! pic.twitter.com/gGU8nKeAuG
— Ava DuVernay (@ava) September 27, 2017
Ramin Djawadi is familiar to fans for his haunting themes with some of his notable work being the theme and music for series television like HBO’s powerhouse Game of Thrones, Westworld, Fox’s Prison Break as well as big screen films like the original Iron Man and Pacific Rim. His latest film is the upcoming Idris Elba/Kate Winslet thriller The Mountain Between Us.
Meg Murry and her little brother, Charles Wallace, have been without their scientist father, Mr. Murry, for five years, ever since he discovered a new planet and used the concept known as a tesseract to travel there. Joined by Meg’s classmate Calvin O’Keefe and guided by the three mysterious astral travelers known as Mrs. Whatsit, Mrs. Who and Mrs. Which, the children brave a dangerous journey to a planet that possesses all of the evil in the universe.
A Wrinkle in Time opens in theaters March 9, 2018.