- Alisha Weir stars as the titular character in Netflix’s Matilda musical.
- She is 13 years old.
- She is from Ireland.
Alisha Weir, 13, plays Matilda in the Netflix musical that comes out on Christmas Day. She takes over the role from Mara Wilson, who played Matilda in the 1996 movie. In Netflix’s Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical, Alisha’s Matilda is a little girl with a big imagination who attends Crunchem Hall, where she finds herself at odds with the villainous Miss Trunchbull, played by Emma Thompson. Fans are so excited to see Alisha’s take on Matilda just in time…