Director named for film of Jason Mott’s ‘The Wonder of All Things’

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Jason Mott
Jason Mott (Photo: UNCW.edu)

Ben Steelman
StarNews Staff

Filmmaker Cheryl Dunye has been slated to write and direct a film version of local author Jason Mott’s 2014 novel “The Wonder of All Things,” Deadline Hollywood reports.

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Lionsgate bought film rights to the book four years ago.

Active in indie filmmaking, Dunye won the Teddy Award in 1996 Berlinale festival for her debut film “The Watermelon Woman.” She has directed episodes of “Queen Sugar,” “The Fosters” and “Claws” and teaches film at San Francisco State.

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