Netflix has entered into a deal with the Roald Dahl Story Company to create more content based on the works of the Charlie and the Chocolate Factory author.
The two companies are working together to “bring some of the world’s most loved stories to current and future fans in creative new ways,” Netflix said. This will include Taika Waititi’s new event series set in the world of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and “another wholly original take on the Oompa-Loompas.” Additionally, a live-action version of the Matilda stage show is coming in 2022, featuring Emma Thompson, Lashana Lynch, and newcomer Alisha Weir as Matilda.
The deal also covers new “games” of some type, according to the announcement. Netflix, which has acquired the Roald Dahl Story Company’s catalog, will create a universe of sorts spanning movies, TV shows, consumer products, and “games” of some type, Netflix said in its announcement.
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