Netflix is bringing Matilda Reboot to the big screen. The musical is based on the 1988 children’s novel of the same name by Roald Dahl. It was adapted by Dennis Kelly for the stage production named Matilda The Musical in 1988.
The music and lyrics for the stage production was by Tim Minchin and directed for the stage by Matthew Warchus. It is reported that this stage-production will act as the source material for the upcoming Netflix film. However, not much is known about the upcoming Netflix musical because Netflix officially has not yet disclosed any information about the same.
Release Date Of Matilda Reboot
We do not yet know when the musical is going to hit the screens. But it is safe to say that it will probably be out in 2021. Originally, according to some reports, it was supposed to come out in 2020 and the schedule has reportedly been postponed.
The Production Of Matilda
Though Netflix has not yet officially disclosed the details, it is reported that Matilda’s production work is being done by Work Title Films. This studio has churned out such successful musicals as Les Miserables, Billy Elliot, among others, over the years. More recently, the studio has gifted the audience with the popular adaptation of the film The Cats.
Expected Storyline Of Matilda Reboot
The book by Roald Dahl and also the faithful stage-representation by Kelly afterward talked about Matilda, a precocious 5-year-old girl. Matilda is gifted with the power of telekinesis. Matilda loves reading, overcomes obstacles caused by her family and school, and helps her teacher to reclaim her life. The story has may famous characters such as Miss Agatha Trunchbull, Mr. Trilby, Miss Honey, among others.
Over the years, Roald Dahl’s story has been adapted into several stage productions and films. The story is immensely popular among kids and adults alike. It remains to be seen what new Netflix has to offer to this famous story.