Emma Thompson Is a Scary Miss Trunchbull in the First Teaser Trailer to be released by the Netflix series Matilda the Musical

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Alisha Weir will play the title role , and Lashana Lynch plays the role of Miss Honey in the forthcoming Netflix film Roald Dahl's Matilda the Musical, with Emma Thompson

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Emma Thompson is an Terrifying headmistress.

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The actress, 63years old, is a complete mystery when she assumes the part in the character of Miss Trunchbull in the forthcoming Netflix film adaptation Roald Dahl's Matilda the Musical.

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Alisha Weir plays Matilda Wormwood, an avid reader who has a strong imagination and magical skills.

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She goes to Crunchem Hall, but quickly realizes it's under the supervision of the evil Trunchbull.

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However, there's a bright side with an inspirational instructor Miss Honey, played by Captain Marvel's Lashana Lynch.

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"Matilda Wormwood, criminals like you need a real lesson," Thompson says to Weir at the close of the teaser trailer which premiered on Wednesday.

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Matthew Warchus directs the new film after bringing this Tony-winning show to London in the UK and also at Broadway.

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Dennis Kelly returns to write songs and music, with lyrics composed by Tim Minchin.

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