How Ava DuVernay Collaborated With Ramin Djawadi on ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ Score

“When you’re talking about fantasy, about transporting people to other worlds, there’s no medium greater than music to do that,” says “A Wrinkle in Time” director Ava DuVernay.

“Music is so necessary to help inform a heightened reality.”For this much-anticipated Disney sci-fi film (based on the classic Madeleine L’Engle novel), DuVernay enlisted “Game of Thrones” composer Ramin Djawadi and convinced singer-songwriter Sade to write her first movie song in more than three decades.Djawadi pulled out all the stops, assembling a 71-piece orchestra, a 40-voice choir and a 24-voice children’s choir, then adding synthesizers and solo instruments from around the world — the sonic equivalent of DuVernay’s multicultural, multiethnic cast.“There were no boundaries,” Djawadi says.

“Those were things that Ava and I discussed right away.” And unlike so many of Djawadi’s previous, often action projects (from “Game of Thrones” and “Westworld” to “Pacific Rim

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