Matilda the musical by Roald Dahl has been dancing in cinemas across the UK and Ireland, but you might also expect to see it reshuffling on Netflix very soon as well.
Sony Pictures and Netflix have teamed up to adapt the award-winning stage musical, based on Dahl’s book. Consequently, at the same time as Sony promoted its release in the UK, Netflix also promoted the release of the film.
Matilda the Musical will arrive 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, fans in the UK and Ireland will get a Sing-Along version of the film in cinemas on Christmas Day instead.
So when will it Matilda the Musical Will it come to 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 for next year.
The new version of Matilda sees newcomer Alisha Weir take on the iconic lead role, while Stephen Graham and Andrea Riseborough play Matilda’s revolting parents, Mr and Mrs Wormwood.
Acting legend Emma Thompson plays Matilda’s nemesis, Miss Trunchbull, while Lashana Lynch plays Miss Honey, Matilda’s inspiring teacher. The film also stars Sindhu Vee, Lauren Alexandra, Carl Spencer and Charlie Hodson-Prior among others.
If you are in the US and feel like seeing Matilda the Musical on the big screen, it will receive a limited theatrical release from December 9 before its release on Netflix.
Matilda the musical by Roald Dahl is out now in cinemas in the UK and Ireland and will hit Netflix worldwide on 25th December. It will be released on Netflix in the UK and Ireland in summer 2023.