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Photos: MATILDA THE MUSICAL Movie Cast Hits the Red Carpet at the BFI London Film Festival Premiere

Matilda the Musical will begin streaming on Netflix December 25.

Yesterday, Roald Dahl's Matilda the Musical film received it's global premiere at the London Film Festival, at The Royal Festival Hall in London.

In attendance were writer Tim Minchin, director Matthew Warchus, original Matilda the Musical star Lauren Ward, and the cast of the new film, including Emma Thompson, Alisha Weir, Lashana Lynch, Stephen Graham, Sindhu Vee, and more.

Before the film comes to theaters on December 9 and Netflix on December 25, read what critics thought of the highly-anticipated movie musical here.

A brand new take on the Tony and Olivier award-winning musical. Roald Dahl's Matilda the Musical tells the story of an extraordinary girl, with a vivid imagination, who dares to take a stand to change her story with miraculous results.

Directed by Tony Award-winning director Matthew Warchus (Matilda The Musical), the film is produced by Eric Fellner and Tim Bevan for Working Title, Jon Finn (Billy Elliot), and Luke Kelly of The Roald Dahl Story Company. Screenwriter Dennis Kelly adapts the Royal Shakespeare Company's production for the big screen, with original music and lyrics by Tim Minchin.

Photos: MATILDA THE MUSICAL Movie Cast Hits the Red Carpet at the BFI London Film Festival Premiere
Tim Minchin

Photos: MATILDA THE MUSICAL Movie Cast Hits the Red Carpet at the BFI London Film Festival Premiere
Matthew Warchus and Lauren Ward

Photos: MATILDA THE MUSICAL Movie Cast Hits the Red Carpet at the BFI London Film Festival Premiere
Tim Minchin

Photos: MATILDA THE MUSICAL Movie Cast Hits the Red Carpet at the BFI London Film Festival Premiere
Stevie Ruffs

Photos: MATILDA THE MUSICAL Movie Cast Hits the Red Carpet at the BFI London Film Festival Premiere
Stephen Graham

Photos: MATILDA THE MUSICAL Movie Cast Hits the Red Carpet at the BFI London Film Festival Premiere
Stephen Graham and guests

Photos: MATILDA THE MUSICAL Movie Cast Hits the Red Carpet at the BFI London Film Festival Premiere
Stephen Graham

Photos: MATILDA THE MUSICAL Movie Cast Hits the Red Carpet at the BFI London Film Festival Premiere
Sindhu Vee

Photos: MATILDA THE MUSICAL Movie Cast Hits the Red Carpet at the BFI London Film Festival Premiere
Sindhu Vee

Photos: MATILDA THE MUSICAL Movie Cast Hits the Red Carpet at the BFI London Film Festival Premiere
Rishi Sunak and daughter Anoushka Sunak

Photos: MATILDA THE MUSICAL Movie Cast Hits the Red Carpet at the BFI London Film Festival Premiere
TriStar Pictures President Nicole Brown

Photos: MATILDA THE MUSICAL Movie Cast Hits the Red Carpet at the BFI London Film Festival Premiere
Nana Mensah

Photos: MATILDA THE MUSICAL Movie Cast Hits the Red Carpet at the BFI London Film Festival Premiere
Mohammed Al Turki

Photos: MATILDA THE MUSICAL Movie Cast Hits the Red Carpet at the BFI London Film Festival Premiere
Mika Simmons

Photos: MATILDA THE MUSICAL Movie Cast Hits the Red Carpet at the BFI London Film Festival Premiere
Laura Bailey

Photos: MATILDA THE MUSICAL Movie Cast Hits the Red Carpet at the BFI London Film Festival Premiere
Lashana Lynch

Photos: MATILDA THE MUSICAL Movie Cast Hits the Red Carpet at the BFI London Film Festival Premiere
Lashana Lynch

Photos: MATILDA THE MUSICAL Movie Cast Hits the Red Carpet at the BFI London Film Festival Premiere
Lashana Lynch

Photos: MATILDA THE MUSICAL Movie Cast Hits the Red Carpet at the BFI London Film Festival Premiere
Greg Wise

Photos: MATILDA THE MUSICAL Movie Cast Hits the Red Carpet at the BFI London Film Festival Premiere
Emma Thompson

Photos: MATILDA THE MUSICAL Movie Cast Hits the Red Carpet at the BFI London Film Festival Premiere
Emma Thompson

Photos: MATILDA THE MUSICAL Movie Cast Hits the Red Carpet at the BFI London Film Festival Premiere
Emma Thompson

Photos: MATILDA THE MUSICAL Movie Cast Hits the Red Carpet at the BFI London Film Festival Premiere
Dennis Kelly and Nicole Brown

Photos: MATILDA THE MUSICAL Movie Cast Hits the Red Carpet at the BFI London Film Festival Premiere
Darcy Pentland and Louise Pentland

Photos: MATILDA THE MUSICAL Movie Cast Hits the Red Carpet at the BFI London Film Festival Premiere
Alisha Weir

Photos: MATILDA THE MUSICAL Movie Cast Hits the Red Carpet at the BFI London Film Festival Premiere
Alisha Weir

Photos: MATILDA THE MUSICAL Movie Cast Hits the Red Carpet at the BFI London Film Festival Premiere
Alisha Weir

Photos: MATILDA THE MUSICAL Movie Cast Hits the Red Carpet at the BFI London Film Festival Premiere
Andrei Shen, Charlie Hodson-Prior, Ashton Robertson, Alisha Weir, Winter Jarrett-Glasspool, Meesha Garbett and Rei Yamauchi Fulker

Photos: MATILDA THE MUSICAL Movie Cast Hits the Red Carpet at the BFI London Film Festival Premiere
Andrei Shen, Charlie Hodson-Prior, Ashton Robertson, Alisha Weir, Winter Jarrett-Glasspool, Meesha Garbett and Rei Yamauchi Fulker

Photos: MATILDA THE MUSICAL Movie Cast Hits the Red Carpet at the BFI London Film Festival Premiere
Alisha Weir and Tim Minchin

Photos: MATILDA THE MUSICAL Movie Cast Hits the Red Carpet at the BFI London Film Festival Premiere
Alisha Weir and Tim Minchin

Photos: MATILDA THE MUSICAL Movie Cast Hits the Red Carpet at the BFI London Film Festival Premiere
Alisha Weir and Tim Minchin

Photos: MATILDA THE MUSICAL Movie Cast Hits the Red Carpet at the BFI London Film Festival Premiere
Alisha Weir and Stephen Graham

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