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Career > > 2020 > James and the Giant Peach with Taika and Friends

James and the Giant Peach with Taika and Friends

May 19, 2020 | 10 episodes á 17 minutes
| Literature: Roald Dahl
Taika Waititi is stepping aboard a certain giant peach, and he's invited some rather unexpected friends along for the adventure. Over 10 episodes, the Academy Award-winning filmmaker reads Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach - and he'll be joined by some rather famous faces along the way, including Meryl Streep, Cate Blanchett, Benedict Cumberbatch, Ryan Reynolds, Anna Wintour and many more.
Cast: Taika Waititi, Chris Hemsworth, Liam Hemsworth, Nick Kroll, Benedict Cumberbatch, Meryl Streep, Cate Blanchett, Eddie Redmayne, Kumail Nanjiani, Ruth Wilson, Sarah Paulson, Beanie Feldstein, Cara Delevingne, Olivia Wilde, Tessa Thompson, Ryan Reynolds, Josh Gad, Lupita Nyong'o, the Duchess of Cornwall, Billy Porter, Cynthia Erivo, Jamie Cullum, Utkarsh Ambudkar, Yo-Yo Ma, Ben Schwartz, Mindy Kaling, Gordon Ramsay, Anna Wintour, Governor Andrew Cuomo, Archie Yates, Roman Griffin Davis

The collaboration between Roald Dahl, Taika Waititi and the star-studded line-up of guests is part of our commitment to giving £1 million to COVID-19 impacted charities, including Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity, which provides specialist nurses to seriously ill children in the UK – and Partners In Health, a global health non-profit, who are operating at the front line in the battle against COVID-19 in some of the most vulnerable parts of the world. If you are able to donate to Partners In Health, visit www.pih.org/giantpeach using the button below and we and our partners will be matching every single donation.



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