Joe and Anthony Russo are no strangers to the Netflix catalog. Without going any further, the duo of filmmakers commands the gray man, an upcoming film by the red “N” that turns out to be one of the company’s most expensive original productions. However, there is another film project that the Russos have been developing for years and that finally found a home thanks to the king of streaming. It is a science fiction film that, in addition to showing off the directors of the box office Avengers: Endgame (2019), will have the famous Millie Bobby Brown as protagonist.
The project in question is entitled The Electric State, and consists of a future film adaptation of the homonymous graphic novel, published in 2018 in the name of the Swedish author Simon Stålenhag. Set in a future where humans and robots live in harmony, the film will follow an orphaned teenager searching for her missing younger brother, with the help of an enigmatic robot and an eccentric homeless man.
Under the direction of those responsible for Avengers: Endgame, Millie Bobby Brown will personify that adventurous girl, and at the moment, she is the only confirmed member of the cast. On the other hand, sources of dead line they assure that Chris Pratt is in negotiations with AGBO —the Russo brothers’ production house— to assume one of the star roles.
This week, the same outlet reported that Netflix had adopted The Electric Statetaking advantage of his fresh work ties with the Russos and with the star actress of the series stranger things. In December 2020, the news was that Universal Pictures had acquired the rights to the project. Even its directors celebrated the participation of the study, as this guaranteed a wide commercial output in theaters. However, the negotiations ultimately did not proceed as expected.
On the other hand, Joe and Anthony Russo can be satisfied that the red “N” does not intend to skimp on his upcoming feature film. According to sources of dead lineits cost will rival that of the gray manwhose budget is estimated at around $200 million dollars.
The script of The Electric State was carried out by Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely, also screenwriters of end game. They will also serve as executive producers. Filming is scheduled to begin in the fall of 2022.
Millie Bobby Brown is one of the most famous actresses of the moment thanks to the fourth season of stranger things. The premiere of its last two chapters will take place on July 1 on Netflix.
Under the direction of the Russos, the gray man It will arrive on the platform on July 22 of the current year. Come in here for more details on the thriller starring Ryan Gosling, Chris Evans and Ana de Armas.
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