The Wonder on Netflix: Bringing the Classic Tale to Life is a new series that takes the original book by R.J. Palacio and brings the story to life in the form of a compelling drama with heart, humour, and emotional depth. The show stars Millie Bobby Brown as August Pullman, the ten-year-old boy born with facial differences who enters fifth grade after being homeschooled for years alongside his little sister and three friends.
Cast and characters:
– Michael Peña is the supportive father of a new friend Mia.
-Dermot Mulroney is the warmhearted principal at the children’s elementary school, the one tasked with the difficult job of educating the whole child.
-Izabela Vidovic is Olivia Pullman, the daughter of August, who has to deal with her peers bullying and picking on him.
-Auli’i Cravalho plays Lilette, the daughter of a self-made millionaire, and his immigrant wife, the new girl in school from Hawaii, with a natural talent for singing that means she becomes Olivia’s first (and only) friend.
The story of the boy who was born with the wrong gender. The wonder on Netflix is the coming-of-age story that follows young August Pullman as his family, friends, and community rally around him when he enters middle school.
The Wonder on Netflix tells the story of a young boy who is born with the wrong gender. The child, August Pullman (Jacob Tremblay), has a brain that’s all-male and a body that’s all-female. It follows his journey as he enters middle school for the first time in fifth grade. August gets bullied at the school; his classmates refuse to call him by the name he wants them to use.