A new film adaptation of Roald Dahl’s Matilda has been released, 26 years after the original film’s debut. This time, though, the story was brought to life through song. The 2011 stage musical adaptation of Roald Dahl’s Matilda gave a new group of actors the chance to portray the beloved characters from the book and film that we all remember from our childhoods. The time has come to see how these people have aged.
In 1996, Mara Wilson portrayed Matilda, and in 2022, Alisha Weir will.
Both Pam Ferris in 1996 and Emma Thompson in 2022 have portrayed Agatha Trunchbull.
Starring Lashana Lynch in 2022 and Embeth Davidtz in 1996 as Miss Honey
Danny DeVito as Mr. Wormwood in 1996; Stephen Graham as Mr. Wormwood in 2022.
Rhea Perlman in 1996 and Andrea Riseborough in 2022 both played Mrs. Wormwood.
Mrs. Phelps, twice, in 1996 with Jean Speegle Howard and in 2022 with Sindhu Vee
Both Kiami Davael (1996) and Rei Yamauchi Fulker (2022) have written on lavender.
Jacqueline Steiger in 1996 and Winter Jarrett-Glasspool in 2022 as Amanda Thripp.
Bruce Bogtrotter: Charlie Hodson-Prior in 2022 and Jimmy Karz in 1996
Both Kira Spencer Cook (1996 hortensia) and Meesha Garbett (2022)