The next film ‘Damsel’ is a fantasy film which Juan Carlos Fresnadillo direct. The plot revolves around a dutiful damsel named Princess Elodie. After agreeing to marry a handsome prince, she finds herself captured and recruited as a sacrifice in repayment of an old debt.
As she is thrown into a cave inhabited by a fire-breathing dragon, she is forced to depend on her wits and will to survive.
British actress and producer Millie Bobby Brown she was cast as Princess Elodie in the upcoming film.
Brown came to prominence for her portrayal of Eleven in the popular sci-fi series Netflix– ‘Foreign Affairs’. She is also known for starring as Enola Holmes in the Enola Holmes film series.
Other cast members of the upcoming film include Nick Robinson plays Prince Henry, Angela Bassett playing Elodie’s wife Lady Bayford, Robin Wright playing Queen Isabelle, Ray Winstone playing King, Brooke Carter, Shohreh Aghdashloo, etc. The film is anticipated to be released on October 13, 2023, on Netflix.
In this article, we have listed a number of other films that you must watch if you’re intrigued by the plot of ‘Damsel’.
5 Must Watch Movies Like ‘Damsel’:
Beauty and the Beast (2017)-
Bill Condon directed this romantic fantasy musical film which is the live-action adaptation of the same 1991 Disney animated film, both of which are based on the renowned 1756 fairy tale version by Jeanne -Marie Leprince de Beaumont.
In this movie, Emma Watson she portrayed the character of Belle, a brave, kind-hearted young woman who is a bibliophile and seeks a life beyond the simplicity of her village.
Dan Stevens showed the Beast, who is a cursed prince, destined to have his curse lifted only after someone loves him despite his cruel appearance. Emma Watson is best known for her portrayal of Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter series and also her works on women’s rights.
Dan Stevens is known for her portrayal of Matthew Crawley in the British historical drama series ‘Downton Abbey‘ from 2010 to 2012. The film was released in the United States on March 17, 2017.
Catherine Called Birdy (2022)-
This medieval comedy film was recently released and adapted from Karen Cushman’s 1994 novel of the same name.
Bella Ramsey who rose to prominence after portraying Lyanna Mormont in HBO’s The epic fantasy series ‘Game of Thrones’, in this film she took part in the titular character Lady Catherine or “Birdy”, the daughter of a lord in medieval England who keeps disrupting the plans of -her parents who are in financial need to marry her.
The film premiered on September 12, 2022, at the Toronto International Film Festival and was later released on October 7 in the Amazon Prime Video.
This fantasy action drama film is the live-action adaptation of the same 1998 Disney animated film which are both based on the Chinese folklore Ballad of Mulan.
The plot follows Hya Zhou, the eldest daughter of an honored lord in Imperial China, who, defying tradition and law, rejects him as a husband in order to take her ailing father’s place during a general conscription to fight the army Rouran.
Chinese-American actress Liu Yifei shown to the protagonist in the film. The film won nominations for two Academy Awards and one British Academy Film Award. It was released in the United States on September 4, 2020.
The Princess (2022)-
No-Van Kiet directed this American period action thriller film whose plot revolves around a determined and brave princess.
As she finds herself kidnapped in a remote tower after refusing to marry a cruel sociopath intent on usurping her father’s throne, the princess becomes determined to save her family and kingdom.
Joey King shown to the titular princess in the film. Other cast members include Dominic Cooper, Olga Kurylenko, Veronika Ngo, Ed StoppardAlex Reid, etc. The film was released on July 1, 2022, on Hulu.
Secret Society of Second Born Royals (2020)-
Anna Mastro directed this sci-fi fantasy superhero action film whose plot revolves around a rebellious princess named Samantha or Sam who is second in line to the throne.
She is not interested in aristocratic or royal life. But things take a new turn for her when she discovers that she has superpowers and is destined to protect the world.
American actress Peyton Elizabeth Lee shown to Princess Sam in the movie. Other cast members include Niles Fitch, Isabella Blake-Thomas, Olivia DeebleNoah Lomax, Ashley Liao, Sam Page, Skylar Astin, Élodie Yung, Sofia Pernas, Greg Bryk, etc. The movie was released on 25 September 2020, on Disney+.