Millie Bobby Brown to fight dragon in upcoming Netflix fantasy movie
After the success of Enola Holmes, Netflix has extended its contract with Strange things Millie Bobby Brown star for upcoming Netflix fantasy movie Young lady. The teenage superstar is set to star and produce the fantasy film for the online streaming platform, though reports from Collider are to be believed.
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The next fantastic movie Young lady is Millie Bobby Brown’s latest contract with Netflix where she will also be an executive producer. Directed by Juan Carlos Fresnadillo, Young lady will be produced by Joe Roth and Jeff Kirschenbaum. Zack Roth, Chris Castaldi and Mazeau under his PMCA Productions banner join Millie Bobby Brown in the roles of executive producer.
Director Juan Carlos Fresnadillo is a Spanish director best known for 28 weeks later, the horror sequel to Dany Boyle 28 days later. The Spaniard was nominated for an Oscar for Best Live Action Short Film for Intact. Join Fresnadillo as screenwriter of Young lady is Dan Mazeau, best known for Wrath of the Titans (2012). He is reportedly currently developing a script for Warner Bros. with Tom Cruise who is expected to play the role of the lead actor.
As the film has not yet entered production, Netflix is keeping everything a secret. However, it is rumored that the plot will follow a young princess married to a rival kingdom. However, the marriage holds a dark secret when it is revealed that the kingdom is often attacked by a dragon during harvest season. To satiate the dragon, the king sacrifices the princesses, unbeknownst to the outside world.
Millie Bobby Brown will play the role of Princess Elodi, who must evoke the warrior spirit within her to fight the dragon and the insidious king of the rival kingdom. As one of the best teen actors of recent years, Brown is strengthening his name in the industry with this upcoming film.
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No stranger to the fantasy genre, Brown found his defining role in Netflix Strange things where she plays the role of Eleven, a young girl with telekinetic powers who befriends a group of teenagers to fight monsters from another dimension. For his performance in Strange things, Brown received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series.
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Brown also starred in the popular Godzilla franchise. She played the role of Madison Russell in Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019), and should resume its role in the sequel, Godzilla vs. Kong. Currently, Brown is attached to the coming-of-age drama film The thing about jellyfish, which will be produced by Reese Witherspoon.
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As one of the industry’s most sought-after actresses, Millie Bobby Brown is a lucrative star for the online streaming giant. After the success of Enola Holmes, Netflix is surely investing a lot in the teenage star and the upcoming Young lady.