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The First A Wrinkle in Time Trailer Is Basically a Motivational Speech from Oprah

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[MUSIC] Close your eyes. [MUSIC] See with mine. [MUSIC] You were a top student, but look at you now. You can't keep using your father's disappearance as an excuse to act out. Is that his work? What's it about? Their Dad, he wanted to touch the stars. [MUSIC] Imagine that the ant here, wants to get to her other hand. It's quickest option is to walk across the string. But it turns out, a straight line is not the shortest distance between two points, not if you, You use fifth dimension. It's outside of the rules we know as time and space. So? The ant arrives in my hand instantaneously. So you fold space? More like you wrinkle it. [MUSIC] Where are we? We heard a cry out in the universe. My father's alive. We believe he is. And we're here to help you find him. We are in search of warriors. Warriors who serve the good in the light in the universe. You're Kidding. Do I look like I'm kidding? A little. I'm not I'm not. Your father's trapped by an evil energy. It's too strong for our light. And the only one who can stop it is you. Be a warrior. [MUSIC] [MUSIC] [MUSIC] My love is always there, even if you can't see it. [MUSIC] Do you trust me? I trust you, Faye? Faye. [MUSIC] [BLANK_AUDIO]

A new trailer for the upcoming movie adaption of A Wrinkle in Time debuted during a break from the action at the 2017 AMAs, and it's just as compelling as the award show itself. The movie, based on the book by Madeleine L'Engle, stars Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon, Mindy Kaling, Chris Pine, and Zach Galifianakis, and takes you on an adventure through time.

In the official trailer, Meg (Storm Reid) is a girl whose father (Pine) has disappeared in an attempt to "reach for the stars." Her dad has found a way to bend the dimensions of time and space, or "wrinkle" them, and somehow he got lost in the process.

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Winfrey, Witherspoon, and Kaling essentially play Meg's spirit guides, helping her to locate her father. "We are in search of warriors," Winfrey says in the trailer, telling Meg that she is the only one who can save her dad. "Be a warrior," Oprah says, encouraging her on the journey.

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On Friday, Kaling shared a new poster in anticipation of the trailer's release, showing the stars in character.

A Wrinkle in Time hits theaters March 9. Watch the trailer above.

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