Director Ava DuVernay attends the 22nd Annual ELLE Women in Hollywood Awards at Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills on October 19, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.

Director Ava DuVernay attends the 22nd Annual ELLE Women in Hollywood Awards at Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills on October 19, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.

*Ava DuVernay is taking her talents to Disney.

The acclaimed director of “Selma” will helm a movie adaptation of the Madeleine L’Engle book “A Wrinkle in Time” for the studio, reports TheWrap. The story revolves around a young girl, Meg Murry, whose government-scientist father disappears while working on a mysterious project.

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DuVernay will collaborate with “Frozen” writer Jennifer Lee, who will help adapt the book.

The project is expected to begin filming later this year.