In 2024, Netflix will be expanding its assortment of fantasy films with the release of “Damsel,” featuring Millie Bobby Brown, renowned for her role as Eleven in the hit series “Stranger Things.”
“Damsel” is an adventurous fantasy film directed by Juan Carlos Fresnadillo, known for his work on “28 Weeks Later,” that subverts the conventional princess narrative. The role of Princess Elodie in “Damsel” is played by Brown.
The Princess finds out that her wedding is not a legitimate ceremony but is instead a cover-up for an ancient rite that requires her to be a sacrifice to a fire-breathing dragon. Learning this truth, she embarks on an unforeseen voyage of survival and opposition.
The film features a talented ensemble cast that includes Robin Wright, Angela Bassett, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Nick Robinson, Ray Winstone, and Brooke Carter, in addition to Brown.
The screenplay, written by Dan Mazeau, is a blend of drama and fantasy that is sure to captivate with its intricate plot.