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‘Wonder’ Heading To Broadway; R.J. Palacio Novel Was Adapted As 2017 Lionsgate Movie Starring Julia Roberts

‘Wonder’ Heading To Broadway; R.J. Palacio Novel Was Adapted As 2017 Lionsgate Movie Starring Julia Roberts

Wonder, the R.J. Palacio novel adapted into a 2017 feature film starring Julia Roberts and Jacob Tremblay, is now heading to Broadway. Lionsgate, Broadway producer Jill Furman and author Palacio announced today that the title is being developed into a stage musical.

“I am beyond happy and grateful that Wonder is being adapted for theatre by this incredible team,” said Palacio in a statement. “What I’ve always loved the most about musical theatre is its timelessness, its ability to resonate around the world and across generations. That Wonder and its message of kindness is to become part of that canon for the ages is, quite literally, a dream come true.”

The project marks Lionsgate’s second stage production announced recently. Last month, the studio and Broadway producer Scott Delman revealed they were developing a stage version of the TV series Nashville, with all new music. The two Lionsgate projects signal

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