‘Matilda’ Musical Film Adaptation Finds Its Miss Trunchbull

The upcoming film adaptation of the hit Broadway musical Matilda, which is itself an adaptation of the original 1996 film, which is an adaptation of the 1988 novel… woo… has landed Emma Thompson in the role of the crazy headmistress Miss Trunchbull. In addition to Thompson, newcomer Alisha Weir has been announced as Matilda herself while Lashana Lynch (Captain Marvel) will play Miss Honey. Matilda will be directed by Matthew Warchus’ and premiere on Netflix.

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