Julia Roberts to Play Jacob Tremblay's Mom in Wonder Adaptation

Julia Roberts to Play Jacob Tremblay's Mom in <em>Wonder</em> Adaptation
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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.

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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.

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