The young actor will be playing Charles Wallace in the film, which starts production soon. Charles is Meg Murry’s brilliant younger brother.
“After a nationwide search where casting saw thousands of kids worldwide (literally) in over 7 months, @dericmccabe booked a leading role in Disney’s upcoming film, “A Wrinkle in Time” as Charles Wallace. Directed by @directher – he’ll be working alongside @oprah @reesewitherspoon @mindykaling @stormreid @levizmiller (to name a few),” Deric‘s mom shared on his official Instagram page.
She added, “Deric worked hard for this: hours of auditions, callbacks, meeting, interviews… 17 page, 5 page, 3 page, 21 page scripts to learn overnight…while continuing to spend time with family, do his regular chores, and excel in school. He prayed, remained patient, and was persistent. Thankful and Blessed.”
Check out the video montage of his auditions below!