Netflix puts their own role in the classic Roald Dahl movie, and now they have added Emma Thompson in the ‘Matilda’ reboot which in addition to being a musical version, which will be directed by Matthew Warchus, known for his work on ‘Pride’.
Previously, the broadcast platform confirmed that the actress, Alisha Weir will play the role of the 11-year-old with supernatural powers. in addition toAnd the Lashana Lynch, already cast as Miss Honey, is a teacher who befriends Matilda and encourages her to use her powers.
The original book focuses on a young girl named Matilda, who uses her strength to deal with various abusive adults in her life to protect her and her friends.
The fact that these abusive adults include his terrible parents and a ruthless principal at his school makes things difficult, but never deters him, and with the help of a nice teacher and his friends eventually they will win.
Warchus also directed a Broadway musical based on “Matilda”, The Tony Award winner looks forward to bringing the story to a new generation of fans.
They officially announced that Emma Thompson will appear in the “Matilda” reboot by giving life to evil director Miss Trenchbull, played by Pam Ferris.
“Matilda will be a creative and fresh experience in the award-winning musical, which features talented new guys, alongside well-known stars.Archus said.
The film is produced by Tim Bevan and Erik Fellner of The Working Title, and Luke Kelly and John Finn of The Roald Dahl Story Company. Netflix will distribute it worldwide except for the United Kingdom, where TriStar Pictures will show it in theaters.
The 1996 movie version has become a classic, and now Netflix wants to revive this story in a new way and for a new crowd of fans.
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