Oprah Winfrey makes James Corden cry on 'Late Late Show'

Oprah Winfrey makes James Corden cry on 'Late Late Show'

DuVernay cast bi-racial actress Storm Reid as teenager Meg and populated the film with actors of multiple ethnicities.

Oprah Winfrey brought tears to James Corden's eyes Monday on The Late Late Show as the media mogul stopped by with her A Wrinkle in Time castmates Reese Witherspoon and Mindy Kaling.

At the European premiere of the new movie at the BFI IMAX in Waterloo, London, on Tuesday (13.03.18), Reid said: "To work with Miss Oprah has been awesome and to have her in my corner, for her to inspire me and uplift me was wonderful". And so we need to be able to, if you have interest to pursue that - and Disney gave me the opportunity to do that.

"So that is like my life motto". Which [Winfrey], Mrs. Whatsit [Witherspoon] and Mrs.

Reid - who also starred in "12 Years a Slave" - admitted she hopes her new movie will inspire all people. "You just can't roll out people's children's names like that".

"I really had to tap into my inner child in the making of the film just as I want adults to tap into their inner child as they're watching the film", she explains. She is so lovely and so smart. "She doesn't think she's worthy of being loved".

Of course, DuVernay had another major assist with the film: her adolescent self, which she says allowed her to see "the bright side a lot more".

"I felt like everybody was represented on that set - it looked, like Miss Ava said, like the United Nations there".

Later in the evening, Oprah went for some laughs as she did a hilarious impression of an over eager Reese.

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