The upcoming fantasy film ‘Damsel’ will arrive on Netflix later this year. The plot of the film will revolve around a damsel named Princess Elodie who is a dutiful and exquisite princess.
Her marriage is arranged with a handsome prince who turns out to be a trap. She is recruited by the royal family as a sacrifice to pay off an old debt.
Her destiny takes the darkest turn when she finds herself in a cave with a dragon that breathes fire and only her will and spirit as weapons fight for survival.
When ‘Damsel’ Releases?
The film was first announced in March 2020 to be directed by Juan Carlos Fresnadillo and produced by Jeff Kirschenbaum and Joe Roth. Millie Bobby Brown joined the cast as the main character in November 2020.
She also serves as an executive producer for the film. Filming began in February 2022 and ended on July 1, 2022. Other members of the film’s cast joined in April of that year. ‘Damsel’ is scheduled to release on October 13, 2023, on Netflix.
Cast Members of the New Fantasy Movie ‘Damsel’:
Millie Bobby Brown-
British actress and producer Millie Bobby Brown will be seen portraying the film’s protagonist-Princess Elodie. Brown came to prominence for her role as Eleven in the popular science fiction series on Netflix– ‘Foreign Affairs’.
She is also famous for her portrayal of Enola Holmes in the two movies ‘Enola Holmes’ in 2020 and 2022.
Although, Brown has been active in her acting career since 2013. As Madison O’Donnell, she was cast in the 2014 drama series ‘Intruders’ as a main cast member.
In 2016 she appeared for the first time portraying Eleven, a girl with telepathic and psychokinetic abilities, in the first season of the sci-fi horror series ‘Stranger Things’. Four seasons of the series are yet to be released with the fifth and final season set to premiere in 2024 in which Brown will reprise the role.
In the 2019 American monster movie-‘Godzilla: King of the Monsters‘ Brown created the role of Madison Russell and reprized this role in the 2021 sequel film ‘Godzilla vs. Kong’.
Meanwhile, she was also cast in the 2020 mystery film ‘Enola Holmes’ as the titular character while also serving as a producer. In 2022 she reprized this role in the sequel film ‘Enola Holmes 2’ while again serving as a producer.
For these two films Brown gained acclaim. Besides ‘Damsel’, Brown will act in another upcoming film which is the American sci-fi adventure film ‘The Electric State’, scheduled to be released in 2024.
American actor Nick Robinson he was cast in the following film as Prince Henry, the prince with whom Princess Elodie’s marriage was arranged.
His film debut is through the 2012 teen comedy anthology television film ‘Frenemies’ in which he was cast as Jake Logan. The following year he acted in the role of the lead character Joe Toy in the American independent coming-of-age comedy-drama film.The Kings of Summer‘.
Robinson’s other film credits include ‘Jurassic World‘, ‘Being Charlie’, ‘The 5th Wave’, ‘Everything, Everything’, ‘Krystal’, ‘Love, Simon’, ‘Native Son’, ‘Strange but True’, ‘And Shadow in the Cloud’. In 2021 he was cast in the crime thriller film ‘Silk Road’ in the role of Ross Ulbricht.
From 2010 to 2015 Robinson was cast in the lead role of Ryder Scanlon in the sitcom ‘Melissa & Joey’. In 2020 he starred as the protagonist Eric Walker in the American drama miniseries ‘A Teacher’. The next year he took part in another miniseries ‘Maid’ in which he played Sean Boyd.
Princess Elodie’s mother, Lady Bayford, will be portrayed by the American actress Angela Bassett.
Bassett is known for her portrayal of Queen Ramonda in MCUU’s Black Panther film series and also in the 2019 film ‘Avengers: Endgame‘. She was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in the 2022 film ‘Black Panther: Wakanda‘.
To portray Queen Isabelle, an American actress director Robin Wright he was cast in the following film.
She won eight Primetime Emmy nominations for her role as Claire Underwood in the Netflix political thriller.House of Cards‘.
English film actor Ray Winstone she will be seen as the King in the upcoming film. His most acclaimed film credits include ‘That Summer’, ‘Nil by Mouth’, ‘The War Zone’, ‘Last Orders’, ‘The Proposition’, ‘The Departed’, etc.
Iranian American actress Shohreh Aghdashloo is another cast member of the upcoming film.
Her other film credits include ‘House of Sand and Mist‘,’X-Men: The Last Stand‘,’The Birth Story‘, ‘The Stoning of Soraya M.’, ‘The Cuban’ etc. She will be seen as a lead in another upcoming 2023 film ‘Renfield’ in which she was cast as Ella.