I am very excited to see Ava DuVernay's A Wrinkle in Time, which I have been waiting to see brought to the big screen since I loved the book as a girl, and this has only increased my excitement, and I didn't even think that was possible!

In case you can't view the image embedded in the tweet, from left to right are pictured a Barbie doll of Mindy Kaling's character from the film (Kaling is Indian American); of Oprah Winfrey's character (Winfrey is Black); and of Reese Witherspoon's character (Witherspoon is white).

Regardless of one's feelings about Barbie, and there are valid criticisms of the franchise, seeing Mrs. Who, Mrs. Which, and Mrs. Whatsit as Barbies, for grown-up girls (and boys) who once loved Barbies and A Wrinkle in Time, is pretty damn terrific.

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