Screenshot from the Lionsgate Movies trailer
What: WONDER tells the inspiring and heartwarming story of August Pullman, a boy with facial differences who enters fifth grade, attending a mainstream elementary school for the first time.
Director: Stephen Chbosky
Writers: Based on the best-selling novel by R.J. Palacio. Written for the screen by Stephen Chbosky and Steven Conrad and Jack Thorne.
Cast: Starring Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson, Jacob Tremblay, Mandy Patinkin, Daveed Diggs, and Izabela Vidovic.
Synopsis (taken from Lionsgate Movies): Based on the New York Times bestseller, WONDER tells the inspiring and heartwarming story of August Pullman. Born with facial differences that, up until now, have prevented him from going to a mainstream school, Auggie becomes the most unlikely of heroes when he enters the local fifth grade. As his family, his new classmates, and the larger community all struggle to find their compassion and acceptance, Auggie’s extraordinary journey will unite them all and prove you can’t blend in when you were born to stand out.