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Tonight, ABC will air an adaptation of the beloved Madeleine L'Engle book, A Wrinkle in Time. It's a three hour film, from 8PM till 11PM, and ABC has a psychedelic site for it. A Wrinkle in Time was one of Gothamist's favorite books when we were growing up, so we were surprised by how deep (and religious) it is when we re-read it again last year. We're definitely curious about this adaptation, especially with Alfre Woodward, Kate Nelligan, and Allison Elliott as Mrs. Whatsit, Mrs. Which, and Mrs. Who.

Jennifer at Daily Gusto mentioned the recent New Yorker profile of L'Engle, which helped explain a little about L'Engle's personality, and also felt she'd stay away from the movie, to preserve her imagination vision of Meg Murry. The Daily News' David Bianculli likes the TV Movie but hates the timelot: "But if you want to watch a TV adaptation of a children's classic that treats its subject seriously, reverently and almost mythically, here it comes - poorly scheduled or not."

Read A Wrinkle in Time again - buy it from Amazon. Also, Gothamist found it interesting that one of the executive producers is Patricia Rozema, who directed the 1999 adaptation of Mansfield Park, with a strangely strong-willed Fanny.