Matilda, the Musical is also known as Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical is a musical drama movie that is based on a children’s novel, Matilda. The musical premiered on 9 December 2022 in the US, and 25 November 2022 in the UK. It is directed by Matthew Warchus and topped the box office in the UK with £4.1 million.
Matilda Wormwood is a fictional character introduced in 1988. She is a five-and-a-half-year-old girl with a passion for reading. The movie is the second film adaptation of the novel and is rated 7.8/10. Viewers enjoyed Emma Thompson as Miss Agatha Trunchbull and were impressed by her delightful performance.
The movie is scheduled to be released on Netflix on Christmas Day, 2022. Let’s find out about the leading characters of the show.
Alisha Weir as Matilda Wormwood: Weir is a thirteen-year-old teen actress who was previously seen in Darklands (2019) and Don’t Leave Home (2018).
Emma Thompson as Miss Trunchbull: Thompson is a British actress who is known for her roles in Howards End, The Remains of the Day, In the Name of the Father and more. She is known for her acting skills and has won numerous awards including two British Academy Film Awards and Primetime Emmy Awards.
Lashana Lynch as Miss Jennifer Honey: Lynch is known for playing Rosaline Capulet in Still Star-Crossed. She was previously seen in The Woman King and Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness.
Sindhu Vee as Mrs. Phelps: Sindhu is an Indian stand-up comedian who has been part of projects like Have I Got News For You, Would I Lie To You?, Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled, and more.
Stephen Graham and Andrea Riseborough as Mr & Mrs. Wormwood: Grahan is known for This Is England, Pirates of the Caribbean, The Irishman whole Riseborough played roles in Happy-Go-Lucky, Nocturnal Animals, The Death of Stalin, and more.