Breakout star of this year’s Oscar winning drama Room, Jacob Tremblay has signed on to star alongside Julia Roberts in a feature adaptation of R. J. Palacio’s Wonder for Lionsgate.
Wonder follows Auggie Pullman, a young boy born with a facial deformity and sent to an ordinary school for the first time. Roberts will play his mother.
The Perks Of Being A Wallflower director Stephen Chbosky helms the adaptation, written by The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty’s Steve Conrad.
Source: Hollywood Reporter