Emma Thompson will be Master Tronchatoro in Matilda’s reboot

The classic story of Matilda Roald Dahl will have a new movie. Under the reins of Netflix and director Matthew Warchus, the new cast of Matilda, including the great Emma Thompson as the worst and most unfortunate educator there is, the Master Tronchatoro.

Through the Hollywood Reporter, Warchus and Netflix made known the cast of the reboot from Matilda. While Thompson will play a new version of Tronchatoro, Lashana Lynch (No Time to Die) will play a version of Miss Honey, and Alisha Weir will give life to a new Matilda.

“Matilda will be a fresh and imaginative remake of the award-winning musical Matilda, featuring talented young newcomers, alongside established stars,” Warchus told THR. “I look forward to presenting this beloved and powerful story to a new generation of fans around the world.”

The story will be based on Dahl’s classic novel that tells the story of a girl with supernatural powers and unusual intelligence, and who is also a fervent reader of novels and history and science fiction books. However, he lives in a house inhabited by terrible beasts: his own parents. And her worse when she is sent to a school run by another kind of monster: Master Tronchatoro. Although on the way he finds good friends and a woman sweeter than honey.

The original movie of Matilda It was directed by Danny DeVito, with a cast that included Mara Wilson as Matilda, Pam Ferris as Master Tronchatoro, and Danny DeVito and Rhea Perlman as the Wormwoods.

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