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Emma Thompson Reveals Injury She Sustained While Filming 'Matilda the Musical'

Emma Thompson is still learning something new about herself every day.

While promoting her upcoming Netflix movie Matilda the Musical, the 63-year-old actress revealed that she fractured her ankle “for no good reason” while filming the movie.

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Andrea Riseborough Debuts Shaved Head at 'Matilda' Premiere, Keeps Cast Warm With Her Cape!

Andrea Riseborough debuted a new look at the premiere of her movie Matilda The Musical!

The 41-year-old actress showed off her newly shaved head while walking the carpet on Monday night (November 21) in London, England.

Andrea was joined at the event by co-stars Emma Thompson, Alisha Weir, and Sindhu Vee. At one point, she put the cast under her cape to keep them warm in the chilly weather. The last time we saw her, she had very long hair!

Emma decided to dress down for the event, walking the carpet in a jean jacket and sneakers.

The movie is a brand new take on the Tony and Olivier award-winning musical. Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical tells the story of an extraordinary girl, with a vivid imagination, who dares to take a stand to change her story with miraculous results. Look out for the film in select theaters on December 9 and on Netflix on December 25. Watch the trailer now!

FYI: Andrea is wearing Rodarte.

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Emma Thompson Is Unrecognizable as Miss Trunchbull in 'Matilda the Musical' Trailer - Watch Now!

The first ever trailer for Roald Dahl‘s Matilda the Musical has just arrived!

The adaptation stars Academy Award winner Emma Thompson as Miss Trunchbull, Alisha Weir as Matilda, Lashana Lynch as Miss Honey, Stephen Graham as Mr Wormwood, Andrea Riseborough as Mrs. Wormwood, and Sindhu Vee as Mrs. Phelps.

The movie is a brand new take on the Tony and Olivier award-winning musical. Author Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical tells the story of an extraordinary girl, with a vivid imagination, who dares to take a stand to change her story with miraculous results.

Look out for the film in select theaters on December 9 and on Netflix on December 25. If you didn’t see, before Emma landed the role of Miss Trunchbull, a male actor was reportedly eyed for the part!

Check out the trailer below…

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Emma Thompson & Newcomer Alisha Weir to Star in Netflix's 'Matilda' Musical Movie

The upcoming Matilda musical movie has found its two leading ladies!

Netflix has announced that Emma Thompson will be taking on the role of Miss Trunchbull while newcomer Alisha Weir will play Matilda in the upcoming movie adaption of the famed Broadway musical, EW reports.

Early last year it was reported that one of Emma‘s Harry Potter male co-stars would be playing Miss Trunchbull, but appears if those plans did not pan out.

Matilda The Musical will be directed by Matthew Warchus, who helmed the Broadway and the UK’s West End shows. The original story was told in Roald Dahl‘s 1988 book.

Matilda will be an imaginative and fresh retelling of the award-winning musical, Matilda, featuring talented young newcomers, alongside established stars,” Matthew said in a statement. “I look forward to introducing this beloved and powerful story to a new generation of fans around the world.”

Just last week, it was announced that this actress will be playing Miss Honey in the upcoming movie.

Lashana Lynch in Final Negotiations to Play This Character in 'Matilda' Musical Movie

It looks the Matilda movie musical has found its Miss Honey!

Lashana Lynch is in final negotiations to join the cast of the upcoming movie adaption of the musical heading to Netflix, The Hollywood Reporter reports.

The 33-year-old British actress is best known for playing Maria Rambeau opposite Brie Larson in Captain America and will be appearing as the new 007 in the upcoming James Bond movie No Time to Die.

Embeth Davidtz played the kind-hearted teacher that befriends Matilda in the 1996 film adaption of the Roald Dahl book.

Back in May, it was reported that Killing Eve star Jodie Comer was in talks to play Miss Honey in the Matilda musical movie, but it appears that plans fell through.

Early last year it was reported that Ralph Fiennes signed on to play the role of school headmistress Miss Trunchbull, a role in which men in drag have played the part in the stage musical.

Matilda The Musical will be directed by Matthew Warchus, who helmed the Broadway and the UK’s West End shows. The original story was told in Roald Dahl‘s 1988 book.

Jodie Comer Eyed to Play Miss Honey in 'Matilda' Musical Movie

Jodie Comer is now a top contender to play kind-hearted teacher Miss Honey in the upcoming film adaptation of the Broadway musical Matilda.

The Daily Mail reports that the 27-year-old British actress might not be able to take on the role as she’s contracted to shoot season four of Killing Eve and complete work on Ridley Scott‘s medieval drama The Last Duel.

Emma Stone was rumored for the role a few months ago but the tides have apparently turned for the Netflix film!

It was recently reported that Ralph Fiennes signed on to play the role of school headmistress Miss Trunchbull, a role in which men in drag have played the part in the stage musical.

Matilda The Musical will be directed by Matthew Warchus, who helmed the Broadway and the UK’s West End shows. The original story was told in Roald Dahl‘s 1988 book.

Ralph Fiennes to Play Miss Trunchbull in 'Matilda' Musical Movie

Ralph Fiennes has reportedly signed on to play the role of school headmistress Miss Trunchbull in the upcoming film adaptation of the Broadway musical Matilda!

While the character was played by a woman in the 1996 movie Matilda, men in drag have played the role in the stage musical.

The Daily Mail‘s Baz Bamigboye is reporting that Ralph is “fully attached” to the film, which will be directed by the Broadway show’s director Matthew Warchus. The movie will be made by Netflix and a shooting date is currently TBD due to the lockdown.

Emma Stone is in talks to play the role of the kind-hearted teacher Miss Honey.