'Matilda': when is the new film version of Roald Dahl's novel released?

In 1996 it hit theaters. ‘matilda’, a film that captivated adults and children alike, and that continues to do so to this day. The feature film tells the story of a very intelligent and book-loving girl who lives with her parents and brother, unfortunately they do not understand her way of being and prefer to ignore her.

The tape is the first adaptation of Roald Dahl’s novel of the same name, which was published in 1988 and became so popular that it is currently considered a classic in the world of cinema. In fact, the feature film catapulted Mara Wilson, the actress who played her, to fame.

Perhaps for this reason and for the new generations to learn about the story, in 2022 a new film adaptation will arrive on a popular streaming platform, although unlike the previous one this will be a musical.

And it is that it is not only based on Dahl’s book, but it is also inspired by Broadway. For this reason, in the trailer that is already available you can see the friends of ‘Matilda’ dancing and singing.

To learn more about the film and prepare for its arrival on streaming, below we will tell you about the opening day, the cast, and we also present the trailer for the long-awaited film.

When does the new adaptation of ‘Matilda, from Roald Dahl: The Musical’ premiere on streaming?

The musical version of ‘Matilda’ arrives on December 25 on Netflix. In other words, it opens at Christmas, just in time for you to enjoy it with your family and accompanied by a slice of panettone.

On which streaming platform will the new adaptation of ‘Matilda, from Roald Dahl: The Musical’ be available?

‘Matilda’ can be seen on Netflix, streaming platform that has a wide catalog of series and movies. If you do not have the service, you should know that it has a monthly cost of S/ 24.90 (basic), S/ 34.90 (standard) and S/ 44.90 (premium), if you want to add an extra member you must pay S/ 7.90 more per month.

What is the new adaptation of ‘Matilda, from Roald Dahl: The Musical’ about?

The film, like the 90s version, is based on the novel of the same name by British writer Roald Dahl (he is also the author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, James and the Giant Peach, and The Witches).

Although, unlike the film adaptation directed by Danny DeVito in 1996, the Netflix film is inspired by Roald Dahl’s Matilda: The Musical, which is a musical version made in 2010 by the Royal Shakespeare Company under the direction of Dennis Kelly. and that it became a success. In fact, it was on Broadway from 2013 to 2017 and is currently still performing in London.

Cast of ‘Matilda, from Roald Dahl: The Musical’

  • Alisha Weir (Matilda)
  • Emma Thompson (Master Tronchatoro)
  • Lashana Lynch (Miss Honey)
  • Stephen Graham (Mr Wormwood)
  • Andrea Riseborough (Mrs. Wormwood)

Trailer for ‘Roald Dahl’s Matilda: The Musical’


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