‘A Wrinkle In Time’ Barbies Made In Honor Of Reboot
Mattel releases Barbie versions of the main characters in A Wrinkle In Time in honor of the reboot coming out this March.
Both the official A Wrinkle in Time and Barbie Twitter accounts revealed the new limited-edition Barbie dolls of three astral travelers Mrs. Which (Oprah Winfrey), Mrs. Whatsit (Reese Witherspoon) and Mrs. Who (Mindy Kaling).
— A Wrinkle In Time (@WrinkleInTime) January 25, 2018
We are thrilled to introduce the powerful #Disney @WrinkleInTime women warriors Mrs. Which, Mrs. Who and Mrs. Whatsit! Celebrate all the adventure and magic with our #WrinkleInTime Dolls, based on characters from the movie. Pre-order yours now! https://t.co/gSwcz8W34U #Barbie pic.twitter.com/3cS0F0Xp7r
— Barbie (@Barbie) January 25, 2018
Witherspoon also tweeted to share her excitement about their new dolls. She said it was a “childhood dream” to have her own doll.
When a childhood dream comes to life! Excited to reveal my very own @Mattel doll based off of my Red-headed alter ego, Mrs. WhatsIt from #WrinkleInTime!! 💫⭐️✨ #DreamComeTrue pic.twitter.com/mpknhGjSvV
— Reese Witherspoon (@RWitherspoon) January 26, 2018
Storm Reid, who will play main character Meg Murry also shared photos of the doll on her Instagram, calling them “incredible, strong and fierce.”
Director Ava DuVernay also tweeted about how the dolls brought up an important message about having dolls that promote representation.
When Disney makes Barbies of your movie’s characters and you just want to stare at them all day in disbelief because you loved Barbies as a girl but never had any like these. #WrinkleinTime pic.twitter.com/7PzQsiNoyG
— Ava DuVernay (@ava) January 25, 2018
The dolls are currently only on pre-sale and the movie will be in theaters on March 9.