Millie Bobby Brown takes on a thrilling and darkly twisted role in the upcoming Netflix film, “Damsel.” Brown’s character, Elodie, initially appears as the archetypal damsel in distress, agreeing to marry a handsome prince. However, the fairy tale takes a sinister turn when she discovers the royal family’s ulterior motive: she is a sacrificial pawn to settle an ancient debt. The teaser unfolds with Elodie’s seduction by the royal family, set to the haunting strains of “Run from Me” by Timber Timbre.
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Thrown into a cave with a fire-breathing dragon, Elodie’s survival becomes a gripping emotional journey, portrayed vividly by Brown. Director Juan Carlos Fresnadillo emphasizes the film’s unique tone, describing it as a “thrilling adventure with a really dark twist,” aiming to surprise the audience with a modern take on traditional stories.
The cast includes powerhouse performances from Angela Bassett and Robin Wright, portraying Elodie’s stepmother and mother-in-law, respectively. Fresnadillo highlights a powerful face-off scene between these two formidable actresses. The film also features Ray Winstone, Nick Robinson, Brooke Carter and Shohreh Aghdashloo.
“Damsel” is set to hit Netflix in 2024, Millie Bobby Brown, known for her captivating performances in “Stranger Things” and “Enola Holmes,” is expected to deliver a potent and unforgettable portrayal, showcasing a side of her talent not seen before.