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#BlackGirlMagic! Oprah Winfrey, Ava DuVernay & Storm Reid cover Essence Magazine’s February Issue

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The stars of Disney’s new film A Wrinkle in Time, directed by Ava DuVernay, Oprah Winfrey and newcomer Storm Reid are on the cover of Essence Magazine’s latest issue.

Incase you missed it, click here to watch the trailer.

Here’s what the cast shared with the magazine:

Storm Reid on the gravity of the movie – This is a huge milestone in my career, to be in a movie with Ava DuVernay directing and Miss Oprah being in it. When I think about it, I don’t really know how to feel. There are so many emotions. But it’s just a great blessing that will forever change my life.

Ava DuVernay on the magnitude of the project – When I’m introduced as the first this, first that… it doesn’t mean anything to me. It’s not anything I earned. I don’t allow myself to take it in like it’s real. I’m trying to have all of us up in there and more. I don’t want to be someplace by myself. I don’t want to be on a pedestal as the first this and that. That’s so wack; that is the old way of thinking.

Read the full interview here.

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