Emma Thompson’s role revealed in the teaser trailer
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Wednesday 15th June Netflix has published the first teaser trailer of Matilda – The musical. In fact, as we can see in the video, this new adaptation will not only be a comedy, but also a real musical. There are countless scenes where children are seen singing, including the protagonist Matilda Wormwood interpreted by the very young Alisha Weir. The main antagonist, the wicked young lady Agatha Trinciabueis the award-winning actress Emma Thompson, almost unrecognizable in the makeup and uniform she wears. Before remembering the other cast members, there is a small clarification about Emma Thompson. The role of Miss Trinciabue was initially proposed to Ralph Fiennes because the will was to have a man play the part of Agatha Trinciabue. However, subsequently, the troupe opted for a woman and thus chose Emma Thompson, who fans of Harry Potter they will certainly remember as Sibilla Cooman, professor of Divination in the saga and in the films. Returning to the cast, we also find Lashana Lynch in the role of the young lady Jennifer Honey and then, to follow, here it is Stephen Graham and Andrea Riseborough as Matilda’s parents. Finally, space also for Charlie Hodson-Prior, Winter Jarrett Glaspool, Rei Yamauchi Fulker, Sindhu Vee, and Meesha Garbett. Matilda – The musical will be directed by Matthew Marchuswhich we have already seen in films like Dangerous deceptions And Pride. Matthew Marchus he is not new to Matilda’s universe, having been the director of the theatrical transposition.
The works of Roald Dahl
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The British writer has devoted much of his career to children’s novels. In addition to the already mentioned Matilda of 1988, from which various works have been taken, we cannot fail to mention The Chocolate Factory from 1964, The magic finger from 1966, Danny the world champion from 1975, The GGG of 1982 and Witches 1983. Works that convinced directors to bring them to the small and big screen. In chronological order, the latest in this regard is the film Witches from Robert Zemeckis 2020 starring Anne Hathaway.
Matilda – The musical will be available on Netflix next Christmas (exact date to be determined) and will also be visible on Sky Q and via the app on Now Smart Stick.