Actors Andrea Rezborough and Stephen Graham are the latest additions to the cast of the Matilda film in Netflix. Based on the popular musical stage version of Ronald Dahl’s classic story, the film is a Netflix and working title project.
The film stars two actors, including Emma Thompson, Lashana Lynch and debutant actress Alisha Veer.
The story revolves around an extraordinary girl, armed with a sharp mind and a vivid imagination, daring to take a stand to change her story with miraculous results.
Graham and Riseborough will play Mr. and Mrs. Warmwood.
The film will feature Veer as Miss Honey with Miss Trunchbull as Thompson and Lynch as the titular character.
Joining the cast is actor-comedian Sindhu V, who will essay the role of Mrs Phelps.
Matthew Warchus, who directed the original play, will bring back the feature adaptation. Tony winner Dennis Kelly will pen the screenplay.
Tim Bevan and Eric Felner of Working Title will produce the project with John Finn and Luke Kelly of The Roald Dahl Story Company and Netflix.