Actor Lashana Lynch, the Captain Marvel breakout star, is in closing negotiations to function within the display adaptation of the musical Matilda.
Primarily based on the favored musical stage play model of Roald Dahl’s traditional story, the movie is a Netflix and Working Title challenge.
The story follows the titular five-year-old woman, who makes use of her powers of telekinesis to beat bullies, together with her household and her college’s principal Miss Trunchbull, and shield her pals.
In response to The Hollywood Reporter, Lynch will play Miss Honey, the kindly instructor that encourages Matilda and her presents.
Embeth Davidtz performed the position within the 1996 movie model of Dahl’s e-book.
Matthew Warchus, who directed the unique play, will return to helm the function adaptation. Tony winner Dennis Kelly can also be coming again to pen the screenplay. Veteran actor Ralph Fiennes is connected to play Turnbull.
Lynch is awaiting the discharge of the brand new James Bond movie No Time to Die, scheduled to be launched in April after being postponed a number of occasions as a result of coronavirus pandemic and manufacturing delays.