Remember the child stars from Matilda? They all look very different now – This is a fun article with “then vs now” photos of the child cast of Matilda. I think Bruce Bogtrotter is definitely the most surprising. Maybe the Trunchbull’s chocolate cake put him off sweets for life? 😂
She was the adorable little girl in Matilda and Mrs Doubtfire… then the phone stopped ringing. The former child star lifts the lid on hitting puberty in the public eye.
Excellent article from Mara Wilson (who was, of course, Matilda) on her experiences as a child actor who grew up: ‘Being cute just made me miserable’: Mara Wilson on growing up in Hollywood | Film | The Guardian. These days she mainly does voice acting, and you can also follow her on Twitter.
She also has a new book out called “Where Am I Now? True Stories of Girlhood and Accidental Fame.” I can’t wait to read it…
From “The BFG” to “Matilda” to “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,” here’s how five Roald Dahl books became movies.