After her huge success in Netflix's Stranger Things, Millie Bobby Brown is continuing to take over the world as she's set to star in new film Damsel.


The actress is best known for her breakout role as Eleven in the hit Netflix series, which is set to wrap up with a fifth and final season, and has seen success in movies like Enola Holmes and its sequel.

Now, the actress is taking on fantasy film Damsel, which will see her star as a young woman sacrificed to a bloodthirsty dragon.

What's more, she'll be joining an epic cast, including Black Panther star Angela Bassett and The Princess Bride actress Robin Wright.

Plus, we've finally got a release date for the movie so it's time to start getting excited!

Here is everything you need to know about Netflix's Damsel.

Netflix’s Damsel release date

Netflix has confirmed that Damsel will be released on 13th October 2023.

The streaming service announced the news as part of its 2023 slate of movies, sharing an epic first look of Brown wielding a sword.

Netflix’s Damsel cast

The following cast members have been confirmed for Netflix’s Damsel.

  • Millie Bobby Brown
  • Nick Robinson
  • Angela Bassett
  • Robin Wright
  • Ray Winstone
  • Brooke Carter
  • Shohreh Aghdashloo

Stranger Things star Millie Bobby Brown will star in and serve as an executive producer on the film, portraying the lead heroine.

Nick Robinson
Nick Robinson will star as a "handsome prince" in Damsel opposite Millie Bobby Brown. Randy Holmes/ABC via Getty Images

Black Panther actress Angela Bassett is also due to appear opposite Brown in the film.

Meanwhile, Love, Simon star Nick Robinson will portray Brown’s character’s dubious love interest, described as a “handsome prince”.

House of Cards actress Robin Wright will also star, along with Black Widow's Ray Winstone.

Finally, The Expanse actress Shohreh Aghdashloo also features in the cast, according to Deadline.

Is there a trailer for Netflix’s Damsel?

There is no trailer for Damsel yet as Netflix only recently announced the release date and major castings.

Rest assured, when it does arrive we will be sure to post the clip here.

What is Netflix film Damsel about?

Millie Bobby Brown attends the 26th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 19, 2020 in Los Angeles, California.
Millie Bobby Brown will be the heroine in the film Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic

Millie Bobby Brown stars as the damsel who doesn't need rescuing, as she fights to save herself from a dragon.

An official synopsis for the show reads: "After being sacrificed to a bloodthirsty dragon, a young damsel soon realizes that no one is coming and that she must save herself."

We can't wait!

Damsel will be available on Netflix on October 13th 2023. Sign up for Netflix from £6.99 a month. Netflix is also available on Sky Glass and Virgin Media Stream.

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