The film adaptation of the Broadway musical Matilda has officially found its home on Netflix and will premiere in December 2022. The cast includes Alisha Weir as Matilda, Emma Thompson as Miss Trunchbull, Lashana Lynch as Miss Honey, Stephen Graham and Andrea Riseborough as Matilda’s parents Mr. and Mrs. Wormwood, and Sindhu Vee as librarian Mrs. Phelps.
Matilda is written by Dennis Kelly, with music and lyrics by Tim Minchin. Based on the popular book of the same name by Roald Dahl, Matilda tells of a super-powered girl who uses her new skills to help those around her, all the while trying to deal with the atrocious Miss Trunchbull.
The film will see a theatrical release throughout the United Kingdom and Ireland beginning in December of 2022.
Listen to the London cast of Matilda the musical perform the song “Naughty” in the video above.