Fantasy is large proper now, with The Witcher on Netflix, Rings of Energy on Prime Video and Home of the Dragon being the style’s essential autos proper now however what does Netflix have cooking within the film division? Right here’s a preview of all of the fantasy motion pictures Netflix is working for launch in 2023 or past.
Our qualification for a fantasy film is that it should be set in some fictional universe involving magic, fable, or the supernatural. Some titles will little doubt fall extra into the science fiction camp (and even horror) than fantasy, however bear with us!
Alice in Wonderland
First introduced in October 2020, it’s unclear how far alongside this musical fantasy adaptation of the traditional literature is alongside.
Set to be referred to as ALICE, the title comes from Alloy Leisure’s Leslie Morgenstein and Elysa Dutton producing and Sabrina Carpenter starring and producing for her At Final Productions banner.
Netflix favourite Millie Bobby Brown has quite a few upcoming tasks with the streamer, one being the brand new fantasy film directed by Dan Mazeau, Damsel.
Starring as Princess Elodie, the film sees her being sacrificed to the dominion’s cave dragon.
Alongside Bobby Brown, the film will star Nick Robinson, Angela Bassett, Ray Winstone, and Robin Wright.
The film was filmed all through 2022 and concluded in the summertime. It’s unclear whether or not this can drop in 2023 however given it’s now been in post-production for over six months, it’s a great wager.
Dragons Lair: The Film
Based mostly on the traditional Don Bluth online game, this fantasy adaptation follows Dirk the Daring, a knight who units out to rescue Princess Daphne from the evil dragon Singe and a wizard named Mordroc.
The final anybody heard concerning the film was in November 2022, when Ryan Reynolds mentioned Netflix was taking an enormous swing with the fantasy film. With that mentioned, the place it’s in improvement or how shut we’re to seeing it on our screens is unknown.
Confirmed for launch in 2023
Learn our full preview of Netflix’s Ehrengard.
Bille August will likely be adapting the works of Karen Blixen which is ready within the fairytale kingdom of Babenhausen and follows Cazotte, who the scheming Grand Duchess hires to assist her safe an inheritor.
Maybe essentially the most fascinating issues concerning the venture to stay up for is that the Queen of Denmark has been enlisted to be the set designer on the Netflix movie.
Escape from Hat
Confirmed to launch in 2023 – anticipated in March 2023
Mark Osborne is helming this new animated fantasy function movie set to debut in March 2023, based on one of many folks engaged on the venture.
The venture will observe Leek, a magical rabbit who brings collectively an sudden band of allies and undertakes an inconceivable quest to flee from inside a magician’s hat and defeat the evil black cats.
Legendary Leisure, Aftershock Media and Nightshade Leisure will likely be behind this new comedian guide adaptation with Jim Mickle on the helm.
Per Picture Comics, right here’s what you possibly can anticipate:
Emmet Quinlan, an outdated widower rattled by dementia, isn’t only a downside for his youngsters—his violent outbursts are greater than the native cops can deal with. When a twister ranges his residence—in addition to the encircling West Texas city—a restored Quinlan rises from the wreckage. The enchanted sword on the eye of the storm offers him greater than a sound thoughts and physique, nevertheless. He’s now the one man who can face the otherworldly creatures the sword has drawn right down to the Lone Star State…”
There’s no likelihood this one releases in 2023, on condition that we solely not too long ago realized the film wouldn’t even start manufacturing till late 2023.
Gordon Hemingway & The Realm of Cthulhu
Jonathan Majors is tapped to play Gordon Hemingway on this new fantasy film set to be directed by Stefon Bristol and produced by Spike Lee.
As of December 2022, there’s no additional information on how far the venture is alongside that means a 2023 launch appears unlikely.
Confirmed for launch in 2023
Based mostly on the fantasy graphic novel by ND Stevenson, this animated adaptation seemed to be unsure over the previous few years, with Disney dropping the venture.
In 2022, nevertheless, it was introduced that Netflix would choose up the baton to offer the brand new film a house.
Right here’s the official description for the brand new film that may function the voices of Chloë Grace Moretz and Riz Ahmed:
“Nimona is the one individual that may assist Knight Ballister Boldheart to show his innocence, he’s framed for a criminal offense he didn’t commit.”
Confirmed for launch in January 2023
Initially anticipated to reach on Netflix in 2022, the South Korean sci-fi fantasy motion epic has been pushed again however is confirmed to be launched in 2023. Whereas this sits extra comfortably within the sci-fi style, it has fantasy parts that make it deserving of happening this checklist.
Written and directed by Yeon Sang-ho, the film is ready on an uninhabitable Twenty second-century Earth the place the end result of a civil struggle hinges on cloning the mind of an elite soldier to create a robotic mercenary.
Masters of the Universe
Initially presupposed to be launched in March 2021, this Sony Photos film has ultimately moved over to Netflix and ditched Noah Centineo for Kyle Allen who will likely be enjoying the function of Prince Adam.
Masters of the Universe is ready to be directed by Aaron Nee and Adam Nee.
The film isn’t presently anticipated to launch till 2024.
Based mostly on the sci-fi fantasy novel by George R.R. Martin, this adaptation has been within the works for a number of years now, and there’s not been a lot mentioned since Collider broke the information in 2021.
Gore Verbinski was initially tapped to direct.
The Chronicles of Narnia
We’ve been together with The Chronicles of Narnia in our lists for fairly a while now. It’s now been over 4 (lengthy) years since Netflix introduced it will be venturing into the world of Narnia.
Sadly, since then, Netflix has been pretty gentle on information concerning what’s taking place. They put in a “universe architect” in 2019, however it’s been quiet past that. That was till late 2022 after we heard that Netflix was planning two Narnia motion pictures and even eyeing Greta Gerwig to direct.
Whereas we don’t anticipate a Narnia film to be launched on Netflix in 2023, we must be getting much more information than we ever have.
Based mostly on the Kiera Cass novels, this fantasy romance film is being produced by DiNovi Photos and directed by Haifaa Al-Mansour.
Sadly, since its preliminary announcement, there’s been subsequent to no information formally concerning the venture with quite a few folks concerned usually posting private updates saying that scripts are nonetheless being submitted and labored on.
Suffice to say, we gained’t be seeing The Choice anytime quickly.
Coming to Netflix in 2023
Learn our full preview of the upcoming film right here.
Directed by McG, this fantasy motion film is ready in a world wherein a obligatory operation wipes out bodily variations and makes everybody fairly.
Joey King leads the film’s forged, based mostly on the novel by Scott Westerfeld.
Let’s spherical out this checklist with a couple of extra fantasy tasks in improvement at Netflix:
- Chupa – Jonas Cuarón was been tapped in 2020 to direct an untitled function movie for Netflix with Chris Columbus’ twenty sixth Road Photos producing.
- Past Good & Evil – Adaptation of the Ubisoft sport from director Rob Letterman.
- I, Chihuahua – Animated function movie from Jorge R. Gutiérrez.
- Pashmina – Gurinder Chadha directs this animated function movie about an Indian-American lady who rediscovers her heritage by her magical pashmina.
- Scarlet – Alice Waddington tapped to direct this fantasy drama produced by Jason Bateman.
- Untitled Jason Bateman/John Cena/Netflix Undertaking – Comedy fantasy a couple of household changing into caught in an outdated deserted film studio that involves life. Stars John Cena.
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