Angela Bassett has joined Netflix Film “Damsel”

Angela Bassett, Oscar-nominated actor legend will now be seen debuting with Stranger Things star Millie Bobby Brown. Both the stars would be seen sharing screen time in the upcoming Netflix fantasy film Damsel.

The film is the work of filmmaker Juan Carlos Fresnadillo and writer Dan Mazeau. Damsel is assumed to release in 2023. Fans are desperately waiting for the official date to be announced. So far no news has surfaced.

About Damsel

 Damsel is the story of Princess Elodie (Brown). The princess has been anxiously awaiting her arranged wedding to rival kingdom Prince Henry.  She is under great pressure from her father. Because they are in desperate need of the money. In addition, her marriage will secure the money, in return, she has to be a good and obedient wife. Bit the wedding is not like any other wedding.

After her wedding, Elodie discovers that she isn’t married to be the queen. In contrast, she has been tricked to become a sacrificial offering for the kingdom’s sacred cave dragon. Sacrificing to the dragon is part of a tradition to ensure a bountiful harvest season.

Now, under the circumstances, Elodie is forced to fight her way out of the beast’s lair. In addition, to save herself she has to slay the dragon. Quiet not the girl’s dream honeymoon plan. She has to save herself as no one is coming to save her from the beast.

Angela Bassett In Damsel

Bassett will star in the role of Lady Bayford. Lady Bayford is their stepmother to Elodie. The deadline became the first to officially reveal Angela Bassett’s casting in the film.

Bassett recently wrapped up her Disney/Marvel’s highly anticipated sequel, Black Panther 2: Wakanda Forever

Angela Bassett and Millie Bobby Brown

Last seen in the Studio Canal feature, Gunpowder Milkshake, written and directed by Aharon Keshales and Navot Papushado. In addition, the duo is also behind the Israeli breakout hit Big Bad Wolves.

Other recent movies of Angela include the Netflix movie Otherhood, Black Panther, Mission: Impossible – Fallout, and Bumblebee.

Awards And Nominations

Angela attained the Emmy nomination for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for her performance in Netflix’s hit series, Master of None, opposite Lena Waithe.
She also acquired Emmy nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actress for Mini-series work such as Marie Laveau in American Horror Story: Coven. In addition, also for Desiree Dupree in the carnival-themed American Horror Story: Freak Show. 

Bassett joined the directing team of FX’s American Horror Story: Roanoke. Although. She has simultaneously also appeared as a member of the all-star cast. Playing the role of Ramona Royale in American Horror Story: Hotel alongside Lady Gaga and Sarah Paulson.

Bassett secured the Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Motion Picture Comedy or Musical for her role as Tina Turner in What’s Love Got to Do With It. The role also earned a Best Actress Oscar nomination. In addition, she is also the winner of the SAG ensemble feature for 2018’s Black Panther. 

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