This holiday season, Netflix’s Matilda musical is coming featuring Lashana Lynch as Miss Honey and Emma Thompson as Miss Trunchbull.
It is described as “a brand new take on the Tony and Olivier award-winning musical that “tells the story of an extraordinary girl, with a vivid imagination, who dares to take a stand to change her story with miraculous results.”
The film also stars Alisha Weir (Matilda); Lashana Lynch (Miss Honey), Stephen Graham (Mr. Wormwood), Andrea Riseborough (Mrs. Wormwood), Sindhu Vee (Mrs. Phelps).
It also introduces Charlie Hodson-Prior (Bruce Bogtrotter), Meesha Garbett (Hortensia), Rei Yamauchi Fulker (Lavender), Winter Jarrett Glasspool (Amanda Thripp), Andrei Shen (Eric), Ashton Robertson (Nigel).
Here's the full synopsis:
Matthew Warchus directed the film.
The film is produced by Eric Fellner and Tim Bevan for Working Title, Jon Finn (Billy Elliot), and Luke Kelly of The Roald Dahl Story Company. Dennis Kelly adapted the Royal Shakespeare Company’s production, and it has original music and lyrics by Tim Minchin.