Netflix Announces Roald Dahl Universe

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda and The BFG Animated Series are Coming

November 28, 2018

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Netflix has announced that they will be continuing the legacy of the late Roald Dahl. In an agreement with Dahl’s estate, the streaming giant will be creating a “Roald Dahl Universe”. The universe is said to feature stories such as Matilda, The BFG, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and The Twits.

Melissa Cobb, a spokesperson from Netflix, told BBC: “We have great creative ambition to reimagine the journeys of so many treasured Dahl characters in fresh, contemporary ways with the highest quality animation and production values."

Production on the new series is set to start in 2019