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Dame Emma Thompson Recalls Gruelling Miss Trunchbull Transformation

Dame Emma Thompson says it took over three hours every day for her to transform into Miss Trunchbull in 'Matilda the Musical'.The 63-year-old actress plays the cruel headmistress in the movie adaptation of the stage...

Stephen Graham, Andrea Risborough And Sindhu Vee Join Matilda Cast

Stephen Graham, Andrea Riseborough and Sindhu Vee have joined the cast of the Netflix adaptation of 'Matilda'.Graham and Riseborough will play the roles of Matilda's parents, Mr. Wormwood and Mrs. Wormwood, in the new take...

Dame Emma Thompson Joins Netflix's Matilda

Dame Emma Thompson is to star in Netflix's 'Matilda' adaptation.The 61-year-old actress has signed up to play sadistic headmistress Miss Trunchbull in the new take on Roald Dahl's novel with newcomer Alisha Weir playing the...

Lashana Lynch Set For Matilda Role

Lashana Lynch is reportedly in talks to play Miss Honey in 'Matilda'.The 32-year-old actress is said to be in line to take on the role of the title character's good-nature teacher, who was portrayed by...

Groundhog Day Musical To Premiere At London's Old Vic Before Broadway Transfer

The creators of the hit Matilda the Musical production announced earlier this month (Apr15) that they were developing a Broadway version of the movie, about a grumpy TV weatherman stuck in a time...

Director Matthew Warchus Plucked Movie Singer From Tv Talent Show

Director Matthew Warchus picked a Welsh singer for his new movie Pride after spotting her on a U.K. Tv talent show.The film tells the story of a gay group which raised money for striking miners...

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