‘Matilda the Musical’ Topples ‘Black Panther 2’ at U.K. Box Office – The Hollywood Reporter

The stage musical adaptation about a studious schoolgirl is top notch Black Panther: Wakanda Forever From the top of the UK box office.

Matilda The Musical by Roald Dahl It took in $5 million in its opening weekend for Sony Pictures, more than half of the overall box office. From director Matthew Warchus and based on his own hugely successful Royal Shakespeare Company production (which itself was based on Dahl’s beloved children’s book), the film grossed an estimated 50 percent more. Empty panther Sequels, even five times the new starters strange world. At the current exchange rate, it is 60 percent ahead The Greatest ShowmanIt was also opened during the Holiday Corridor.

Starring Emma Thompson, Lashana Lynch and newcomer Alisha Weir (as Matilda), the Netflix and Sony/Tristar partnership from Working Title and Roald Dahl Story Company – Sony has given an exclusive theatrical release in the UK and Ireland, two months after opening the BFI London Film Festival in early October. It lands on Netflix worldwide on Christmas Day.

Directed by Warchus, Matilda The Musical by Roald Dahl Eric Fellner and Tim Bevan directed the working title, John Finn (Billy Elliot), and Luke Kelly of The Roald Doll Story Company. Screenwriter Dennis Kelly, who wrote the stage production, adapted it for the big screen with original music and lyrics by Tim Minchin.

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