The film adaptation of "Matilda" will be released via Sony Pictures U.K. and Tristar Pictures in the U.K. and Ireland for an exclusive theatrical run on December 2, 2022. For the rest of the world, the film will head to Netflix in December 2022.

The adaptation stars Alisha Weir as Matilda, Emma Thompson as Miss Trunchbull, Lashana Lynch as Miss Honey, Stephen Graham and Andrea Riseborough as Matilda’s parents Mr. and Mrs. Wormwood, and Sindhu Vee as librarian Mrs. Phelps.

The film adaptation is helmed by Matthew Warchus, who directed the original stage production. Ellen Kane, who worked with choreographer Peter Darling on the stage production, will contribute choreography.