Owen Wilson Joins Roberts In “Wonder”

Owen Wilson is in negotiations to join Julia Roberts in the film adaptation of the R.J. Palacio young adult novel “Wonder” at Lionsgate

Jacob Tremblay (“Room”) stars as Auggie Pullman, a young boy who was born with a facial deformity. For the first time, Auggie is going to a mainstream school starting the fifth grade at Beecher Prep.

Wilson will play the boy’s father opposite Roberts as his mother. Stephen Chbosky (“The Perks of Being a Wallflower”) directs from a script by Jack Thorne and Steve Conrad. Todd Lieberman and David Hoberman are producing.

Source: THR