Millie Bobby Brown Pic ‘Electric State’ Heads To Netflix – Deadline

Millie Bobby Brown Pic ‘Electric State’ Heads To Netflix – Deadline

Netflix appears to be reuniting with familiar faces as sources tell Deadline the streamer has come to Joe and Anthony Russo’s next directorial feature The Electrical condition starring Millie Bobby Brown. Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely adapted the script, with the Russos and Mike Larocca producing for AGBO. Chris Castaldi and Patrick Newall are also producing.

Rumors surfaced earlier this year that Chris Pratt was in talks with his co-star. Although a deal has not been reached, sources say Pratt is still in talks to come on board the project.

The film is based on the adaptation of the illustrated novel by Simon Stålenhag and is set in a retro-futuristic past, where an orphaned teenager (Brown) crosses the American West with a gentle but mysterious robot and an eccentric drifter in search of his younger brother. . Angela Russo-Otstot, Jake Aust, Geoff Haley, Christopher Markus, Stephen McFeely are the executive producers.

Deadline broke the news of the Russos teaming up with Brown in late 2020 when Universal was making the rounds of the package. When deals couldn’t be made, Netflix moved quickly to secure the rights given their close ties to Brown and the Russos. The Next Siblings Feature The gray man starring Ryan Gosling and Chris Evans bows next month and still remains one of the tallest tentpoles Netflix has ever lit up to date. This film bows in theaters on July 15 and on the streamer the following week.

Netflix has been circling the project since the start of the year, but the key was aligning schedules for the Russos and Browns. With the deals now in place, the film is eyeing a fall debut date. While an exact number is unknown for the budget, sources say it will rival what Netflix has spent on it. The gray man given scope of the film.

Brown just wrapped up her critically acclaimed performance in Netflix’s fourth season strange things, which officially became the biggest series in streamer history after premiering on Memorial Day weekend. The long-awaited conclusion, 2nd volume, bows Friday. Brown also has Netflix’s action-adventure pic Damsel to come as well as Enola Holmes 2.

In addition to the highly anticipated premiere of gray man, the Russos and AGBO have continued their partnership with Netflix as they recently wrapped production on the sequel to Extraction with Chris Hemsworth reprising his role as AGBO producer.

Brown is replaced by WME. The Russos are replaced by CAA.

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