Will There Be a 'Damsel 2?' Here's Everything Reported So Far About a Millie Bobby Brown Sequel

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Is 'Damsel' Getting a Sequel? Word Is....Netflix
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If you've been on Netflix lately, chances are your home screen has surfaced the streaming giant's latest original movie: Damsel. And if you went ahead and watched Damsel, chances are you're now wondering if there's going to be a second one.

Starring Millie Bobby Brown–aka the veritable queen of Netflix at this point (I mean, Stranger Things, Enola Holmes need I say more?)—, Damsel is a dark fantasy/adventure story that kind of turns every classic fairytale trope you know on its head. Although it begins as a familiar tale, with a princess from a poor kingdom who marries the wealthy prince, the plot quickly turns sinister as the new princess' family looks to repay an ancient debt.

If the movie didn't fill your twisted fantasy hankering and you're looking for another fix, here's everything we know about the potential for a Damsel 2.

Will there be a Damsel sequel?

So we've got good news and (sorta) bad news, bear with me here. The bad news is that no Damsel sequel has been officially confirmed by Netflix as of yet (boo!). But the good news is it seems like the team behind the movie is already thinking about—and seems very open to—doing another movie if the opportunity arises.

Damsel director Juan Carlos Fresnadillo addressed the possibility of a sequel while appearing as a guest on the Inside Total Film podcast. And although he said the decision to green-light a follow-up will largely depend on how audiences react to the original movie, he said he'd be "so happy" to make a second movie because "the universe of Damsel is really open."

Reviews of the movie have been solid and the audience score is 74 percent on Rotten Tomatoes, which is pretty promising. (But also, if Netflix can make roughly 50 Christmas Prince sequels, then surely we can get one itty bitty little Damsel sequel, right?!)

What would Damsel 2 be about?

There's not one happening just yet, so nothing is in stone. But based on the way Damsel ended, we can make a few guesses. If you haven't seen the movie yet, consider this your official *SPOILER WARNING*.

At the end of Damsel, Elodie saved her sister, Floria, from the dragon by wounding the dragon and, while she was down, telling her she's been tricked by the royals for years. The Aurea royal family was not actually sacrificing blood relatives like the dragon thought but instead used a ritual to mix Queen Isabelle's blood with the blood of young women who married into their family in order to fool the dragon into thinking she was slaying Aurea princesses.

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Elodie—with the dragon in tow and now on her side—then crashed a royal wedding, told the family's latest victim to run, and watched as the dragon promptly burned the palace (filled with all the royals) to the ground. Later, Elodie told her stepmother Lady Bayford that they'll run the kingdom together and they, along with Floria, set sail on a boat with the dragon flying beside them.

This sets the groundwork for much plot potential in Damsel 2. Hopefully, we'ld get to see Elodie, Floria, and Lady Bayford figuring how to run a kingdom that doesn't involve, erm, sacrificing young brides. Of course, with any good adventure movie, there needs to be a villain to bring some conflict, so I'd be willing to bet good money that running the kingdom is not all smooth sailing.

Who from the cast would return for a sequel?

So here's the thing. A lot of the characters were killed off at the end of Damsel, which means (save for some wildly unexpected plot twist) they almost certainly wouldn't be coming back for the sequel. That means no more Robin Wright (who played Queen Isabelle) or Nick Robinson (who played Prince Henry). Who fans likely could count on returning is of course Millie Bobby Brown as Elodie, Angela Bassett as Lady Bayford, and Brooke Carter as Floria.

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When would Damsel 2 be released?

It would take at least year or two for a sequel to come out, realistically. Take a look at the original movie: Casting and pre-production for Damsel started as early as 2020, with filming taking place in early 2022. By the time the movie released in March 2024, it was almost a four-year-long process in total (though it should be said there was an entire global pandemic and writer and actor strikes during that time, undoubtedly lengthening the process). We can only hope that if there's enough interest in a sequel, Netflix will fast-track the production!


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