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WONDER

Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson & Jacob Tremblay
Based on the New York Times bestselling book, Wonder has so many rich themes that resonated with families all over. From shifting perspectives, to bullying, the balance of a family dynamic and interacting with those who look different from us, the story about a kid with facial differences about to enter the fifth grade become personal. Risen talked with Academy Award winner Julia Roberts, Oscar nominated actor Owen Wilson and eleven-year old Jacob Tremblay about meeting kids with facial differences, loving families and not playing favorites.
Interviewed for Risen Magazine in London, England
Risen Magazine: Julia, you read the book with your kids. What conversations did it create?
Julia Roberts: I read it myself and was so taken, that I came back from the trip I read it on and it became our night time book to read before bed. It’s interesting because the three of them, I have two boys and a girl, and they often will like a book in diff...

 

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