Wonder is a 2017 American drama film directed by Stephen Chbosky and written by Jack Thorne. The film stars Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson, and Jacob Tremblay, and follows a child with Treacher Collins syndrome trying to fit in. The film, based on the New York Times bestselling novel of the same name written by R.J. Palacio, shares the story of a young boy struggling to overcome facial differences. Roberts and Wilson play the protective parents of August ‘Auggie’ Pullman (Tremblay), a fifth grader who is starting school for the first time. By the time he’s 10, Auggie has had 27 surgeries to help him breathe, see, and hear without a hearing aid but none have made him look like the other kids.
Los Angeles, July 30 (IANS) Academy Award-winning actor Morgan Freeman is in negotiations to star in Disney's upcoming live-action film "The Nutcracker and the Four Realms" opposite Misty Copeland and Mackenzie Foy.
Kolkata, Nov 13 (IANS) The 21st edition of Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF), India's second oldest film festival, that begins here on Saturday, will raise a toast to Hollywood classics and shine the spotlight on cinema in relatively unheard Indian dialects.
Picture a metropolis where citizens live in multi-storey buildings, throng streets teeming with people from all over the world, eagerly follow and gossip over the foibles of the rich and famous, are keenly involved in governance which however is a preserve of a professional breed of squabbling politicians focussing on public works, food subsidies, corruption et al.... Sounds familiar? Well these attributes don't only fit our world but are also a description of ancient Rome.