The Film Adaptation of Palacio’s “Wonder” to be Helmed by Jack Thorne

R.J. Palacio’s best-selling debut novel will be brought to life on the big screen…

Lionsgatehas hired Jack Thorne to adapt the Colombian-American author’s Wonder.

R.J. Palacio

Palacio’s novel tells the heartwarming, inspiring and hilarious adventures of 10-year-old Auggie Pullman, born with a facial deformity, as he enters a mainstream school for the first time and teaches everyone around him that we are more than meets the eye.

Wonder by RJ Palacio

The novel has been on the New York Times best seller list since its publication in February 2012.

Thorne is a BAFTA-winning screenwriter and playwright, whose credits include The Scouting Book For Boys, A Long Way Down, Blood Red Road and the UK television show Skins.

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