Roald Dahl Stories Will Be Brought to Life By Netflix in Animated Series

Jill Holtz

November 28, 2018

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I don’t know about you but in our house Roald Dahl books have all been a big hit. So I was super excited to hear that Roald Dahl Stories Will Be Brought to Life By Netflix next year:

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Netflix have announced they are going to create some original animated series based on iconic Roald Dahl stories.

They have said they are “reimagining and extending” some of the world’s best loved Dahl stories including Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda, The BFG, The Twits, and many other Roald Dahl titles.

Roald Dahl stories have long inspired award-winning feature films and stage productions, cue the recent adaptation of The BFG. Netflix will bring together quality creative, visual and writing teams to extend the stories in this first-of-its-kind slate of premium animated event series and specials for audiences of all ages and for families to enjoy together.

You might also enjoy reading The Best Roald Dahl Baby Names for Whizzpopping Wonder

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The good news is that Netflix intends to remain faithful to the quintessential spirit and tone of Dahl while also building out an imaginative story universe that expands far beyond the pages of the books themselves.

The list of titles in the agreement between Netflix and the Roald Dahl Story Company includes

  • Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
  • Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator
  • Matilda
  • The BFG
  • The Twits
  • George’s Marvellous Medicine
  • The Enormous Crocodile
  • Henry Sugar
  • The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me
  • Billy and the Minpins
  • The Magic Finger
  • Esio Trot
  • Dirty Beasts
  • Boy – Tales of Childhood
  • Going Solo
  • Rhyme Stew.

Production is set to commence on the first of the Netflix Dahl animated series in 2019. So keep an eye out for further announcements of their arrival on our small screens.

You might also enjoy reading 19 Gloriumptious BFG Party Ideas for Kids

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Published On: November 28th, 2018 / Categories: Entertainment / Last Updated: January 18th, 2022 / Tags: , , /

About the Author: Jill Holtz

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Jill is one of the co-founders of Mykidstime and a mum of 2 girls

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