Who is who in “Matilda, the musical”, the new Netflix movie

  • This adaptation of the play by Dennis Kelly and Tim Minchin has outstanding actors in its cast.
  • Also find out what happened to the life of Mara Wilson, the actress of “Matilda” in 1996.
  • Plus, find out why Mara Wilson retired from Hollywood.

Netflix continues to surprise its users with new news and this time it did so with the announcement of a new feature film which will be published on your platform. This one is titled “Roald Dahl’s Matilda: The Musical” and is an adaptation of the play of the same name, awarded by the Tony and the Olivier award.

Titled in its original language as “Roald Dahl’s Matilda: the Musical”the film has already released its first trailer and introduces us to talented actors such as Emma Thompson, Stephen Graham and Alisha Weir bringing the main characters to life.

Therefore, below, discover who are the interpreters that complete the cast. meet like this who’s who in the new Netflix movie “Matilda, the musical”.

WHAT IS “MATILDA, THE MUSICAL” ABOUT?

The film is based on the text of Roald Dahl, which tells the story of a girl with superpowers who has to deal with the evil principal of her school and her careless parents. As is known, in 1996, the first film adaptation of the play was released, starring Danny DeVito and Mara Wilson.

However, the tape Netflix the author’s musical has as its greatest influence Dennis Kelly and the composer Tim Minchin. As in the other versions, we will see how our protagonist, armed with great imagination and intelligence, will decide to change her future for the better. Next, Watch the first production trailer.

WHO’S WHO IN “MATILDA, THE MUSICAL”?

1. Alisha Weir as Matilda Wormwood

This film marks the official debut of the young actress alisha weir in a leading role. The interpreter brings to life Matilda Wormwoodthe principal character of the history.

She is a charming and very intelligent girl who, despite living with a family that practically ignores her, tries to enjoy life and her greatest passion: reading. Thanks to her powers, Matilda You will be able to tackle problems with creativity, imagination and confidence.

Alisha Weir is the protagonist, Matilda Wormwood (Photo: Netflix)
Alisha Weir is the protagonist, Matilda Wormwood (Photo: Netflix)

2. Emma Thompson as Miss Tronchatoro, or Miss Trunchbull in her original language

The talented British performer emma thompson brings this iconic character to life. Miss Tornchatoro is the evil director of the Crunchem Hall school and will try to make life impossible for Matilda and his classmates.

For this character, the actress had to undergo a major makeover, which allows her to have a much more imposing and voluminous figure. Also, she wears the military attire that gives her that feared authority in office.

The talented Emma Thompson is Miss Tronchatoro, or Miss Trunchbull in her original language (Photo: Netflix)
The talented Emma Thompson is Miss Tronchatoro, or Miss Trunchbull in her original language (Photo: Netflix)

3. Lashana Lynch as Miss Honey, or Miss Honey in her original language

For its part, Lashana Lynch take on the role of the darling miss honey. Unlike other adults he knows Matildashe has always been loving, giving the girl a lot of support and promoting her education.

This is the interpreter’s next acting job, after “Captain Marvel”, “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” Y “No Time to Die”from the James Bond saga.

Lashana Lynch is Miss Honey, or Miss Honey in its original language (Photo: Netflix)
Lashana Lynch is Miss Honey, or Miss Honey in its original language (Photo: Netflix)

4. Stephen Graham and Andrea Riseborough as Mr. and Mrs. Wormwood

English actors bring to life the wormwoodthe terrible parents of Matilda. Both are characterized by being neglectful, abusive and by not showing any sign of affection to their little daughter.

Stephen Graham is a notable performer who has worked on films like “The Irishman” and series like “Peaky Blinders”, “Taboo” and “Time”. Andrea Risboroughmeanwhile, is the star of feature films like “Birdman”.

The interpreters Stephen Graham and Andrea Riseborough are Mr. and Mrs. Wormwood (Photo: Netflix)
The interpreters Stephen Graham and Andrea Riseborough are Mr. and Mrs. Wormwood (Photo: Netflix)

5. Sindhu Vee as Mrs. Phelps

Finally, Sindhu Vee gives life to mrs phelpsa librarian who makes Matilda discover your love for reading. Although the actress has made appearances of herself on various BBC shows, she is best known as a stand-up comedian.

Sindhu Vee plays Mrs. Phelps (Photo: Netflix)
Sindhu Vee plays Mrs. Phelps (Photo: Netflix)

WHEN DOES “MATILDA, THE MUSICAL” PREMIERE?

According to the trailer of the tape, “Matilda the musical” will premiere in December 2022 through Netflix. Although the exact release date is not known, it is known that the film would also have a theatrical release in the United States, Canada, Australia and the United Kingdom on December 2. Therefore, it is presumed that it will be on the platform shortly after.

The tape will be released in December on the platform (Photo: Netflix)
The tape will be released in December on the platform (Photo: Netflix)

THE PRODUCTION OF “MATILDA, THE MUSICAL”

Matilda the musical” It is directed by Matthew Warchuswith a script of Dennis Kelly and music from Tim Minchin. This is a film in which the producers are involved Working Title Films, Netflix and TriStar Pictures. Your dealer is Sony Pictures Entertainmentthrough the platform Netflix.

A surprised Alisha Weir appears during the trailer for "Matilda" (Photo: Netflix)
A surprised Alisha Weir appears during the trailer for “Matilda” (Photo: Netflix)

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