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Netflix in the UK has announced the release date for Roald Dahl’s Matilda The Musical, the new Netflix movie version of the stage musical starring Emma Thompson.
The movie will appear on Netflix on 25 June 2023.
Netflix had delayed the UK streaming launch to summer 2023 because of rights reasons, even though it dropped on Netflix around the rest of the world on 25 December 2022.
The movie features the Grammy and Tony Award-nominated songs from the original West End production of Matilda The Musical, written by Tim Minchin, as well as an original score by composer Christopher Nightingale. The movie is directed by the stage show’s director Matthew Warchus and has a screenplay by Tony Award winner Dennis Kelly.
The cast includes Emma Thompson (Miss Trunchbull), Alisha Weir (Matilda); Lashana Lynch (Miss Honey), Stephen Graham (Mr. Wormwood), Andrea Riseborough (Mrs. Wormwood).
The movie premiered in November 2022 as the opening film of the 2022 BFI London Film Festival, to rave reviews from the film critics, and opened in UK cinemas on 25 November 2022.
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