Is Wonder Based On A True Story? Real-Life Inspiration For Auggie Explained

Lionsgate’s Wonder chronicles an inspiring tale about a young boy with a rare facial deformity, and due to its content, one can’t help but wonder (pun intended) if the movie is based on a true story or completely fictional. The 2017 coming-of-age family drama film, directed by Stephen Chbosky and written by Chbosky, Steven Conrad, and Jack Thorne, stars Jacob Tremblay as the aforementioned child

, Auggie. Auggie was born with Treacher Collins syndrome and struggles to fit in, as a result.


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