- Publish Date
- Wednesday, 20 May 2020, 4:35PM
Taika Waititi will lead a star-studded read-along of Roald Dahl's novel James and the Giant Peach, starting Monday morning. The effort, in conjunction with the Roald Dahl Story Company, will raise money for Partners in Health, a medical and social justice organization fighting COVID-19 and supporting public health systems in some of the most vulnerable communities around the world. Dahl's daughter Ophelia is a founder of Partners in Health.
The 10 episodes of James and the Giant Peach With Taika and Friends will be posted Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays on the Roald Dahl YouTube channel and feature stars including Meryl Streep, Chris and Liam Hemsworth, Cate Blanchett, Ryan Reynolds, Mindy Kaling, Benedict Cumberbatch, Lupita Nyong'o, Billy Porter and Sarah Paulson, all reading and performing characters in the story from their homes.
The first two episodes are already out so CLICK HERE to watch!