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The world of <a href="https://deadline.com/tag/roald-dahl/" id="auto-tag_roald-dahl">Roald Dahl</a> is coming to <a href="https://deadline.com/tag/netflix/" id="auto-tag_netflix">Netflix</a>. In a deal with The Roald Dahl Story Company, the internet TV network has set a new slate of original animated event series based on the books from the Roald Dahl library, including <em>Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda, The BFG, The Twits</em>, and other beloved titles. In the release announcing the pact, Netflix said it “intends to remain faithful to the quintessential spirit and tone of Dahl,”, but notes it plans to build…
Trump was chosen by the public as the young heroine's modern-day nemesis, in a new poll to celebrate Matilda's 30 anniversary.
In honour of the legendary author's 101st birthday, we rank the film adaptations of his novels based on audience ratings.
Danny DeVito took an unfinished version of the movie ‘Matilda’ for its star Mara Wilson’s mother to see before she died. Wilson was appearing on the ‘Lorraine’ show yesterday, talking about her book ‘Where Am I Now?’ when she revealed her co-star’s touching gesture.
As everyone knows, being a child star is a pretty perilous business. Mara Wilson knows this better than most, having appeared in movies like ‘Mrs Doubtfire’, ‘Miracle On 34th Street’ and ‘Matilda’, all before she was 10-years-old. “I think that’s why a lot of child actors think they need to re-invent themselves, especially young women.
The movie adaptation of Roald Dahl’s story about a magical girl and her tyrannical headmistress has just turned 20, so what are the cast – young and old – up to now? Image credits: Mara Wilson/Twitter, Jimmy Karz/MySpace, Kiami Davael/Twitter, jacquelinesteiger.com, TriStar, Sara Magdalin/LinkedIn, Facebook, PA, Getty
The stateside commercial failure of Steven Spielberg’s ‘The BFG’ has sent shockwaves through film fandom. Generations of British readers have known Dahl as one of the finest writers of children’s books the world has even seen. As we await the UK release of 'The BFG,’ what better time to look back on the existing Dahl movies, and consider how well they captured the spirit of the timeless storyteller?