Millie Bobby Brown in Damsel – Picture: Netflix

With Strange things Y Enola Holmes To her credit, Millie Bobby Brown has quickly become one of the most sought after actresses on Netflix and the streamer has another project with her as the lead. Here’s what we know so far about the upcoming fantasy movie, Damsel coming to Netflix in October 2023.

Damsel is slated to be an upcoming fantasy film starring Brown, which will subvert the «damsel in distress» trope with its heroine not waiting for a knight to save her from a dragon, but slaying the dragon herself.

from netflix Damsel will be directed by the Oscar nominee Juan Carlos Fresnadillo.whose credits include 28 weeks later Y intruders.

The film’s script is written by Dan Mazeau, who worked on wrath of the titans and several upcoming big-budget movies.

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joseph roth Y jeff kirschenbaum will produce under his Roth Kirschenbaum Films banner. Executive producing alongside Brown (who falls under their PCMA banner) are Mazeau, Zack Roth and Chris Castaldi. Orchid Productions Ltd is also listed among the production companies of the project.

The project is rumored to have a budget of between 60 and 70 million dollars.

Here’s Everything We Know About Netflix Damsel:

What is the plot of Damsel?

Here’s the Netflix plot synopsis Damsel:

It’s a taut, restrained thriller about a princess who thinks she’s going to marry a prince only to be thrown down a pit where she’s sacrificed to a dragon.

Brown plays Elodie, who is anxiously awaiting her wedding to Prince Harry and feeling pressure from her father, who needs the money her marriage will bring, to be a good and dutiful wife. After marrying Henry, Elodie realizes that she has been tricked into becoming a sacrificial offering to a cruel dragon that intends to devour her. Elodie must fight her way out of the dragon’s lair and ultimately saves herself by slaying the Dragon.

An additional logline has also surfaced online:

«After being locked first in a tower and then hidden deep in the forest to prevent a prince from rescuing her, long-haired Rapunzel swears revenge.»

Additionally, New York Times bestselling author Evelyn Skye has adapted the screenplay. in a novel which is currently expected to be released on March 14, 2023. The the book announcement came in October 2022.

Skye is behind books like The Crown’s Game, Three Kisses, One Midnight, and The Hundred Loves of Juliet.

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Image courtesy of GoodReads

who is cast in Damsel?

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As of October 2021, only millie bobby brown was the first and, at the time, the only known actress to be among the cast of Damsel.

Brown will play the title role of Princess Elodie. The damsel in distress who believes that she is going to marry Prince Harry, only to find out that she is being sacrificed to a dragon.

Brown is best known for her role as Eleven on Netflix’s Stranger Things, but she also starred in Enola Holmes and has a host of other projects on Netflix.

Angela Bassett (Black Panther) will play Lady Bayford, described as Princess Elodie’s stepmother.

Rounding out the cast includes:

  • robin wright (house of cards, Beowulf)
  • Shohreh Aghdashloo (the expansion)
  • nick robinson (jurassic world)
  • ray winston (The dead people, black widow)
  • brooke carter (the peripheral)
  • Men-Sana Tamakloe (Inception) will play a Knight
  • sonia nisa (Red rose)
  • Rui M Thomas (Lusitania)

What is the production status of Damsel?

from netflix Damsel was scheduled to go into production in the first quarter of 2022, according to issue 1265 of weekly production.

Millie just finished filming the sequel to Enola Holmes which ended in early January 2022.

Now we can go a step further and state that the movie will start filming in February 2022 in London, England.

Filming began on February 24, 2022, reportedly, and wrapped in July 2022.

production of the damsel director's chair

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Christopher Chanudom, a camera technician, posted a behind the scenes check out Damsel in an Instagram post with the caption:

“A truly wonderful team, I can’t imagine a better place to spend the last two months.

Memories were made and I can’t wait for the next one!”

damsel behind the scenes netflix crew

According to multiple eyewitness reports, production also took place in Portugal, which includes places like:

  • Drink
  • battle
  • Sortelha, Guarda
  • Serra da Estrela
  • Douro Valley

What is the Netflix release date? Damsel?

Damsel was confirmed among the list of 2023 movies on January 18, 2023.

Furthermore, they revealed that the film is scheduled to launch globally on October 13, 2023.

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