The film will tell the story of Auggie Pullman, a 10-year-old with a facial deformity that has kept him away from attending public school until he enters the fifth grade. And while the results are to be expected in the beginning, Auggie proves to everyone that beauty isn’t limited to the eye of the beholder.
May 09, 2013
Lionsgate Taps Jack Thorne To Adapt Bestselling YA Novel Wonder
Variety links August’s name with the adaptation of R.J. Palacio’s book, which addresses bullying in a unique way by following main character August Pullman, a 10-year-old boy born with a facial deformity. All of this conversation is preliminary, as the studio has yet to finalize rights to the book. But they’d like August for the job.
Nov 26, 2012
John August Could Adapt YA Hit Wonder For Lionsgate