Roald Dahl's Matilda the Musical

Roald Dahl's Matilda the Musical

(2022)

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Roald Dahl's Matilda the Musical is 9873 on the JustWatch Daily Streaming Charts today. The movie has moved up the charts by 5500 places since yesterday. In the United States, it is currently more popular than The Redeem Team but less popular than Something in the Woods.

Synopsis

Matilda is a gifted and incredible child whose nose is always in a book. Misunderstood and ignored at home and the sweet and wondrous Matilda begins to slowly realise that she may be in possession of psychic powers. As she grows up and is sent off to Crunchem Hall Elementary School run by the infamously cruel Miss Agatha Trunchbull, Matilda hones her powers and begins to exercise them in order to turn the tables on all those that have mistreated her. With a kind ally in Miss Jennifer Honey, Matilda finally finds a kindred spirit and the two bond over their experiences. The young and magical Matilda is set upon a path to helps right not just her own wrongs but all those that she sees around her.

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What to know

What to know

Based off of the classic children’s book Matilda by Roald Dahl, Matilda the Musical is a Netflix produced musical fantasy film. This adaptation is directed by Matthew Warchus, the artistic director at London’s Old Vic theatre since 2015. The film itself is an adaptation of Matilda the Musical written by David Kelly with music and lyrics by the Australian musician and comedian Tim Minchin. Emma Thompson (Harry Potter, Cruella, Brave) and Lashana Lynch (Captain Marvel, No Time to Die) play Miss Trunchbull and Miss Honey respectively with relative newcomer Alicia Weir playing Matilda. There’s space in the cast for veteran British actor Stephen Graham as Mr. Wormwood and BAFTA-nominated Andrea Riseborough as Mrs. Wormwood. Rounding off the cast is Indian standup comedian Sindhu Vee who takes the role of Mrs Phelps. Matilda the Musical was released on Netflix on December 25th, 2022.

Production News

Production: Timeline, news & updates

  • June 1, 2013
    • After the runaway success of the musical in the West End and on Broadway, musician and writer Tim Minchin suggests that a film adaptation will be in the works within the next five years. (Source: Broadway World)
  • November 15, 2013
    • Dennis Kelly and Matthew Warchus were both tapped to reprise their roles as writer and director for a film adaptation though contract stipulations meant that a movie version could not be released within six years of the musical appearing on Broadway.(Source: Broadway Buzz)
  • 28 November, 2018
    • Netflix confirm that they are joining forces with the Roald Dahl Story Company in order to produce a slate of new releases including a new version of Matilda.(Source: Netflix)
  • January 28, 2020
    • It is confirmed that Matilda the Musical will be released as a partnership between Sony Pictures who will be distributing the in movie theatres and Netflix who will retain the streaming rights. (Source: Collider)
  • January 14, 2021
    • Emma Thompson and Alisha Weir are both cast in the film with 11-year old Weir giving an unforgettable audition as Matilda and Thompson being confirmed as Miss Trunchbull.(Source: Hollywood Reporter)
  • April 1, 2021
    • Much of the rest of the cast are confirmed including Stephen Graham, Sindhu Vee and Andrea Riseborough. (Source: Variety)
  • May 3, 2021
    • Principal photography began in Ireland after COVID-19 delays from the original filming schedule between August and December 2020. (Source: Production List)
  • June 15, 2022
    • The first trailer for the film and accompanying images are released showing the full cast in costume. (Source: YouTube)
  • August 30, 2022
    • Netflix announces that Matilda the Musical will be getting a short theatrical release before it hits the streaming platform. The film will be in select theaters starting December 9, 2022 and will be on Netflix on Christmas Day. (Source: Screen Rant)
  • October 13, 2022
    • Netflix releases the full-length trailer for Matilda the Musical. The young girl with supernatural powers takes on Miss Trunchbull, her school's terrifying headmistress, in the clip, which promises and exciting showdown. (Source: YouTube)
  • December 25, 2022
    • Matilda the Musical was released on Netflix.(Source: Netflix)

Streaming Charts

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Rating

IMDB 7.0 (27k)

Genres

Kids & Family, Comedy, Fantasy, Music & Musical, Drama

Runtime

1h 57min

Age rating

PG

Production country

United Kingdom

Director

Matthew Warchus

Cast

Alisha Weir
Matilda Wormwood
Emma Thompson
Agatha Trunchbull
Lashana Lynch
Miss Honey
Stephen Graham
Mr. Wormwood
Andrea Riseborough
Mrs. Wormwood
Sindhu Vee
Mrs. Phelps
Carl Spencer
Escapologist
Lauren Alexandra
Acrobat
Winter Jarrett Glasspool
Amanda Thripp
Andrei Shen
Eric
Ashton Robertson
Nigel
Meesha Garbett
Hortensia
Charlie Hodson-Prior
Bruce Bogtrotter
Rei Yamauchi Fulker
Lavender
Katherine Kingsley
The Acrobat's Stepsister
Amber Adeyinka
Young Miss Honey
James Laurenson
Ancient / Sleeping Teacher
Ann Firbank
Elderly Teacher
Amanda Lawrence
Cook
Thomas Arnold
Circus Owner
James Dryden
Joe the School Inspector
Matt Henry
Doctor
Karen Mavundukure
Midwife
Tia Isaac
Scruffy Kid / Ensemble Cast
Ella Chadwick
Curly Wurly Girl
Erin Rushidi
Neat Kid / Ensemble Cast
Rudy Gibson
Small Boy / Ensemble Cast
Isa Islam
The Boy / Ensemble Cast
Joshua Moabi
Little Nipper / Ensemble Cast
Poppy Caton
Little Princess / Ensemble Cast
Ian McIntosh
Anaesthetist
Kirsty Malpass
Nurse
Tim Bentinck
Sports Announcer
Charlie Beeton
Child
Daniel Bill
Child
Serrana Su-Ling Bliss
Child
Toby Brandon
Child
Isla Brill
Child
Olivia Clark
Child
Atalia Mai Cornelia
Child
Imogen Darwen
Child
Demi Delord
Child
Hannah Deverell
Child
Dylan Duharty
Child
Charlie Gordon
Child
Lauren Hasselbaink
Child
Miah Hasselbaink
Child
Myka Holland
Child
Noah Leggott
Child
Bebe Massey
Child
Chloe Muldowney
Child
Sara Munday
Child
Elizabeth Nurdin
Child
Olivia Thomas
Child
Lyla Toplass
Child
Leon Ung
Child
Scarlett Weegram
Child
Poppy Whittaker
Child
Rochelle Wyatt
Child