Thompson stars alongside Alisha Weir as the titular character and Lashana Lynch as Miss Honey
Danny DeVito (Mr. Wormwood)Rhea Perlman (Mrs. Wormwood)Mara Wilson (Matilda)Embeth Davidtz (Miss Honey)Pam Ferris (Trunchbull)Paul Reubens (FBI Agent)Tracey Walter (FBI Agent)Brian Levinson (Michael)Jean Speegle Howard (Miss Phelps)Sara Magdalin (Matilda, 4 Years)R.D. Robb (Roy)Gregory R. Goliath (Luther)Fred Parnes (Waiter)Kiami Davael (Lavender)Leor Livneh Hackel (Julius Rottwinkle)Jacqueline Steiger (Amanda Thripp)Jimmy Karz (Bruce Bogtrotter)Michael Valentine (Nigel Hicks)
Matilda Wormwood is an exquisite and intelligent little girl. Unfortunately, her parents, Harry and Zinnia misunderstand her because they think she is so different. As time passes, she finally starts school and has a kind teacher, loyal friends, and a sadistic headmistress. As she gets fed up with the constant cruelty, she begins to realize that she has a gift of telekinetic powers. After some days of practice, she suddenly turns the tables to stand up to Harry and Zinnia and outwit the headmistress.
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