Emma Thompson has been cast as Miss Trunchbull in Netflix’s Matilda, but the role and the character's portrayal have sparked controversy.
Sony and Netflix are producing an adaptation of the Tony- and Olivier-Award-winning musical version of Matilda, which is based on the Roald Dahl story of the same name.
The cast includes Alisha Weir as Matilda, No Time to Die's Lashana Lynch as Miss Honey, and Stephen Graham and Andrea Riseborough as Mr.
and Mrs. Wormwood, alongside Thompson in the much-discussed part of Miss Trunchbull. Matilda tells the story of Matilda Wormwood, a smart young girl who discovers she has telekinetic powers.Read more on screenrant.com