Matilda is a American family comedy-drama fantasy film co-produced and directed by Danny DeVito , and narrated by John Sachs , from a screenplay written by Nicholas Kazan and Robin Swicord. The film centers on a young genius girl named Matilda Wormwood, who develops psychokinetic abilities and uses them to deal with her disreputable family and Agatha Trunchbull, the ruthless, oppressive and tyrannical principal of Crunchem Hall Elementary School. Young genius Matilda Wormwood is regularly neglected and mistreated by her parents, Harry and Zinnia, and her older brother, Michael.
Mara Wilson as Matilda: Then
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Kiami Davael as Lavender
Cast The Children Creative. Gina Beck Miss Honey. Marianne Benedict Mrs Wormwood. Alex Louize Bird Swing. Liberty Buckland Cook. Georgia Carling Henchwoman. Roger Dipper Henchman. Elliot Harper Miss Trunchbull. Ben Kerr Ensemble, Henchman.
Matilda was released in the summer of — more than two whole decades ago. If you can't believe it's been that long, you aren't alone. Based on the Roald Dahl novel of the same name, Matilda follows the title character as she uses telekinesis and her genius intellect to manage life with her not-so-genius family and an oppressive principal at school. With more than 20 years of devoted fandom, you may be wondering what the cast of Matilda looks like today, and what it is they're all up to. Buckle up, because we've got the answers! Matilda's best friend Lavender was played by Kiami Davael in the movie. Lavender, who befriends Matilda on the playground as they watch their principal taunt the other children, continues alongside Matilda in much of the ensuing chaos throughout the movie.