Jacob Tremblay just keeps on winning the mom lottery. The 9-year-old Room actor has signed on to star in Lionsgate's adaptation of R.J. Palacio's children's book Wonder alongside InStyle's June covergirl: the incomparable Julia Roberts.
According to Entertainment Weekly, Wonder tells the story of 10-year-old Auggie Pullman (Tremblay's character), a boy with facial disfigurations who enrolls in the fifth grade at a private school for the first time after years of homeschooling. Roberts is set to play Auggie's mother.
Now this we can't wait to see.
Since its release in 2012, the longtime New York Times bestseller has sold more than 3 million copies. The film adaptation will be directed by Stephen Chbosky of Perks of Being a Wallflower fame and the adapted screenplay was penned by Steve Conrad.