Matilda Musical by Roald Dahl danced in theaters across the UK and Ireland, but you can also expect it to hit Netflix very soon.
Sony Pictures and Netflix have teamed up to adapt the award-winning stage musical based on Dahl’s book. As a result, while Sony was promoting its UK release, Netflix was also promoting the film’s release.
Matilda the Musical will release on Netflix worldwide on December 25, but will not be released on the same day on Netflix in the UK and Ireland. The only way to see it here is on the big screen.
As an added bonus, British and Irish fans will receive a sing-along version of the film to be shown in theaters over Christmas.
So when will Matilda the Musical appear on Netflix in the UK and Ireland? While we don’t have a specific date yet, Sony has confirmed that it will arrive on the streaming platform in summer 2023.
It may not be Christmas, but at least it will give us something to look forward to next year.
A new version Matilda newcomer Alisha Weir takes on the iconic lead role, while Stephen Graham and Andrea Riseborough play Matilda’s obnoxious parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wormwood.
Acting legend Emma Thompson plays Matilda’s nemesis Miss Trunchbull, while Lashana Lynch plays Matilda’s inspiring teacher Miss Honey. The film also stars Sindhu Vee, Lauren Alexandra, Carl Spencer, Charlie Hodson-Pryor and others.
If you are in the US and want to see Matilda the Musical on the big screen, it has a limited theatrical release from December 9 ahead of its release on Netflix.
Matilda Musical by Roald Dahl It’s currently in theaters in the UK and Ireland, and will hit Netflix on December 25 in the rest of the world. It will be released on Netflix in the UK and Ireland in the summer of 2023.