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Millie Bobby Brown in Damsel – Picture: Netflix

With Strange things and Enola Holmes To her credit, Millie Bobby Brown has quickly become one of the most in-demand actresses on Netflix. Here’s what we know about the upcoming fantasy movie, Damsel which was initially scheduled for an October 2023 release, but has since changed the year.

Damsel is slated to be an upcoming fantasy film starring Brown that 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 and intruders.

The movie script is written by Dan Mazeauwho worked in wrath of the titans and several upcoming big-budget movies.

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Juan Carlos Fresnadillo – Image: Getty Images

joseph roth and 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 Netflix release date? Damsel?

Damsel was confirmed between the 2023 film schedule on January 18, 2023, and its initially scheduled release globally on October 13, 2023.

You can watch clips of Damsel in the «Save the Dates» promo video that Netflix released between 1:26 and 1:30.

However, what’s on netflix learned that Netflix has now shifted the 2023 movie, which means it won’t be released this year and we’re guessing it will probably now be a 2024 release.

Netflix confirmed the change of Damsel to what’s on netflix confirming that the film «will not be released in 2023.»

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Millie Bobby Brown in Damsel – Picture: Netflix


What is the plot of Netflix? Damsel?

Here’s the Netflix plot synopsis Damsel:

“It’s a taut, restrained thriller about a princess who thinks she’s marrying 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 finally save 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.»

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First images of the Netflix film Damsel

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 in the cast of Netflix? Damsel?

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Cast grid for Netflix’s Damsel

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 discover 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 many 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 (Beginning) 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.

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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!”

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

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

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