Taika Waititi Hosts Celebrity Reading of ‘James and the Giant Peach’ To Help Fight Coronavirus



Academy Award-winning director Taika Waititi assembled a star-studded cast to read Roald Dahl’s James and the Giant Peach to raise money for coronavirus aid organization Partners In Health.

Waititi will host a reading of the entire book in 10 installments, which will air on Mondays, Wednesday, and Fridays, featuring guests Utkarsh Ambudkar, Cate Blanchett, Jamie Cullum, Benedict Cumberbatch, Roman Griffin Davis, Cara Delevingne, Cynthia Erivo, Beanie Feldstein, Josh Gad, Chris and Liam Hemsworth, Mindy Kaling, Nick Kroll, Kumail Nanjiani, Lupita Nyong’o, Sarah Paulson, Billy Porter, Gordon Ramsay, Eddie Redmayne, Ryan Reynolds, Ben Schwartz, Meryl Streep, Tessa Thompson, Olivia Wilde, Ruth Wilson and Archie Yates.

The episodes will be available exclusively on the Roald Dahl YouTube
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