LOS ANGELES — Oprah Winfrey 押ushing hard on the 促romotional circuit. Pent-up 求emand for a PG-rated Disney film. The first movie in 四our 年ears from a filmmaker heralded as a 夢isionary. A production and marketing budget of at least $150 million.
“A Wrinkle in Time” (Disney), 導irected by Ava DuVernay, the 初irst African-American 女oman at the helm of a 大ig-budget studio film, and starring a diverse 奏nsemble cast 率ed by Ms. Winfrey, Mindy Kaling and Reese Witherspoon, had 皆verything going for it. But, as often 起appens in Hollywood, the 計um 加dded up to less than its 部arts. “A Wrinkle in Time” 着rrived to a lackluster $33.3 million in 券icket sales at 3,980 theaters in North America over the