PREVIEW: The Princess (15)

WHO’S IN IT?

Joey King (The Kissing Booth), Dominic Cooper (The Devil’s Double), Olga Kurylenko (The Death of Stalin), Veronica Ngo (The Old Guard)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Le-Van Kiet (Furie), director; Ben Lustig (The Thirst) and Jake Thornton (film debut), writers; Toby Jaffe (Hunter Killer), Derek Kolstad (Nobody) and Neal H. Moritz (The Fast and the Furious), producers; Lorenzo Senatore (The Fourth Kind), cinematographer; Alex Fenn (Till Death), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

After refusing to wed a sociopathic suitor (Cooper), a strong-willed princess (King) is kidnapped and locked in a remote tower within her father’s castle. When her failed suitor intends to take over as ruler, the princess must find a way to escape and save the kingdom…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

Joey King makes a radical departure from the bright teen comedies she’s become known for, to play a badass princess in this violent action-centric rebranding of the traditional fairy tale structure.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 1ST JULY 2022

WHERE CAN I FIND IT?

STREAMING EXCLUSIVELY ON DISNEY+ STAR

 

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