Matthew Warchas, who was also the stage’s music director, is set to produce the project.
The school is in session with Lassana Lynch.
The No Time to Die star is in final negotiations to join the cast of the feature adaptation of the musical Matilda for Netflix.
The musical is loosely based on the Ronald Dahl classic, about a rude and talented 5-year-old with his powers of telekinesis, including his family and his school principal, to beat the bulls and protect his friends. Uses. Lynch will play the role of Miss Honey, who is kindly promoting Medilda and her gifts. (Ameth Davids played a feature film adaptation of the book Dah in 1996.)
Matthew Varchus, who was the stage’s music director, is set to direct. Original playwright Dennis Kelly will adapt the screenplay with original music and lyrics by Tim Minchin.
Tim Bevan and Eric Felner will produce for the working title, having recently worked with the streamer on Rebecca, starring Army Hammer. Luke Kelly will produce for The Ronald Dahl Story Company.
Netflix is operating worldwide distribution, with Sony’s TriStar Pictures, which produced the 1996 film version, U.K. With a special theatrical release (Netflix will have the film on its service in the UK after the theater run.)
Matilda the Musical was a critical and commercial success, having played on both the West End and Broadway, as well as the U.S. And U.K. Also received the tour. It earned seven 2012 Olivier Awards and five 2013 Tony Awards.
Lynch played the role of Maria Rambue opposite Brie Larson in the Marvel superhero standalone Captain Marvel. She then moved on to play a lead role in the new James Bond film No Time to Die, which is due to be postponed several times due to an epidemic in April.
He is an ICM, U.K. Has been retaken by Alan Seagel and Sloan Offer, the BWH agency.