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Emma Thompson makes a horrifying Miss Trunchbull in new ‘Matilda’ trailer

as the brutal Miss Trunchbull in the clip — in which the plucky Matilda Wormwood overcomes cruel parents and teachers.“I like troublemakers Wormwood, they make such a lovely sound when they snap,” Thompson says, before the trailer cuts to a later scene showing Matilda standing up to her.The 2 minute, 22 second teaser also features scenes of Matilda’s abusive parents — played by Stephen Graham and Andrea Riseborough — neglecting the youngster and making her sleep in the attic when all she wants to do is read.It includes the famous scene from the book in which Matilda’s classmate, Bruce, gobbles down a decadent chocolate cake in front of the whole school. In another part, Miss Trunchbull grabs a girl’s pigtails and swings her around until the kid flies into the air.Lashana Lynch stars as the kind-hearted teacher Miss Honey, who becomes a friend to Matilda.

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Alec Baldwin ‘to return to acting with Broadway play in first job since Rust shooting’
Alec Baldwin has reportedly secured his first acting job since the fatal shooting of Halyna Hutchins.The 30 Rock star, 64, is at the centre of an investigation after a gun he was holding went off and shot and killed cinematographer Hutchins.Hutchins died in late 2021, with Baldwin insisting he is not responsible for the mum-of-one’s death.He recently issued a cryptic comment stating ‘everybody who was there… know exactly who’s to blame.’An FBI report suggested the prop weapons ‘could not be made to fire without a pull of the trigger,’ however, Baldwin disputes this and has consistently denied doing so.Baldwin has taken part in multiple emotional interviews since Hutchins’ death where he touched on how his career has suffered since the shooting.However it appears the actor is getting back on track as he is reported to be heading to Broadway for a new play.According to The New York Post, Baldwin plans to return to acting with a starring role in the play Art, by Yasmina Reza.It’s reported that the actor’s first role since the tragedy will see him star alongside Tony Shalhoub and John Leguizamo, while former Matilda stage director and Tony winner Matthew Warchus will direct.A source reportedly told the outlet that Art will open at a Shubert theater in the spring, however a producer has not yet been signed on for the project.They added that the Creative Artists Agency is currently ‘auditioning’ New York producers.Art would be Baldwin’s first major Broadway appearance since Orphans in 2013; he previously won a Tony for his role in 1992’s A Streetcar Named Desire.Baldwin recently described the coverage surrounding Hutchins’ death, and the slow progress of the investigation, as ‘troublesome’.He told US journalist Chris Cuomo on