Dream is big right now, with The Witcher on Netflix, Rings of Power on Prime Video and Home of the Dragon being the genre’s main automobiles today however what does Netflix have cooking in the film department? Here’s a preview of all the fantasy films Netflix is working for release in 2023 or beyond.
Our qualification for a dream film is that it must be set in some imaginary universe involving magic, misconception, or the supernatural. Some titles will no doubt fall more into the science fiction camp (or even horror) than dream, however bear with us!
Alice in Wonderland
First revealed in October 2020, it’s uncertain how far along this musical dream adaptation of the timeless literature is along.
Set to be called ALICE, the title comes from Alloy Entertainment’s Leslie Morgenstein and Elysa Dutton producing and Sabrina Carpenter starring and producing for her At Last Productions banner.
Netflix favorite Millie Bobby Brown has many upcoming jobs with the banner, one being the new fantasy motion picture directed by Dan Mazeau, Damsel.
Starring as Princess Elodie, the film sees her being compromised to the kingdom’s cavern dragon.
Alongside Bobby Brown, the film will star Nick Robinson, Angela Bassett, Ray Winstone, and Robin Wright.
The motion picture was filmed throughout 2022 and concluded in the summertime. It’s unclear whether this will drop in 2023 but given it’s now been in post-production for over 6 months, it’s an excellent bet.
Dragons Burrow: The Movie
Based upon the classic Don Bluth video game, this dream adaptation follows Dirk the Daring, a knight who sets out to rescue Princess Daphne from the wicked dragon Singe and a wizard named Mordroc.
The last anybody became aware of the motion picture was in November 2022, when Ryan Reynolds stated Netflix was taking a huge swing with the fantasy motion picture. With that said, where it is in development or how close we are to seeing it on our screens is unidentified.
Validated for release in 2023
Read our complete sneak peek of Netflix’s Ehrengard.
Bille August will be adjusting the works of Karen Blixen which is embeded in the fairy tale kingdom of Babenhausen and follows Cazotte, who the computing Grand Duchess hires to assist her safe a successor.
Perhaps the most interesting features of the job to look forward to is that the Queen of Denmark has been enlisted to be the set designer on the Netflix film.
Escape from Hat
Verified to release in 2023– expected in March 2023
Mark Osborne is helming this new animated dream feature movie set to debut in March 2023, according to among the people working on the project.
The job will follow Leek, a wonderful bunny who unites an unexpected band of allies and carries out an impossible quest to leave from inside a magician’s hat and beat the evil black felines.
Legendary Home Entertainment, Aftershock Media and Nightshade Home entertainment will be behind this brand-new comic book adjustment with Jim Mickle at the helm.
Per Image Comics, here’s what you can anticipate:
Emmet Quinlan, an old widower rattled by dementia, isn’t simply an issue for his kids– his violent outbursts are more than the local polices can handle. When a twister levels his home– in addition to the surrounding West Texas town– a brought back Quinlan increases from the wreckage. The enchanted sword at the eye of the storm offers him more than a sound mind and body, however. He’s now the only male who can face the transcendent creatures the sword has actually drawn down to the Lone Star State …”
There’s no opportunity this one releases in 2023, considered that we just recently discovered the movie would not even begin production till late 2023.
Gordon Hemingway & & The World of Cthulhu
Jonathan Majors is tapped to play Gordon Hemingway in this brand-new fantasy film set to be directed by Stefon Bristol and produced by Spike Lee.
As of December 2022, there’s no more news on how far the project is along meaning a 2023 release seems unlikely.
Verified for release in 2023
Based upon the fantasy graphic novel by ND Stevenson, this animated adaptation seemed in doubt over the previous couple of years, with Disney dropping the project.
In 2022, however, it was revealed that Netflix would pick up the baton to provide the new motion picture a home.
Here’s the official description for the brand-new movie that will feature the voices of Chloë Grace Moretz and Riz Ahmed:
“Nimona is the only individual that can help Knight Ballister Boldheart to prove his innocence, he is framed for a crime he didn’t devote.”
Verified for release in January 2023
Initially expected to show up on Netflix in 2022, the South Korean sci-fi dream action legendary has actually been pushed back however is verified to be launched in 2023. While this sits more conveniently in the sci-fi genre, it has fantasy aspects that make it deserving of going on this list.
Written and directed by Yeon Sang-ho, the motion picture is set on an uninhabitable 22nd-century Earth where the outcome of a civil war depends upon cloning the brain of an elite soldier to develop a robotic mercenary.
Masters of the Universe
Initially expected to be launched in March 2021, this Sony Pictures motion picture has actually eventually moved over to Netflix and dropped Noah Centineo for Kyle Allen who will be playing the role of Prince Adam.
Masters of deep space is set to be directed by Aaron Nee and Adam Nee.
The movie isn’t presently expected to release till 2024.
Based upon the sci-fi dream novel by George R.R. Martin, this adaptation has actually been in the works for numerous years now, and there’s not been much stated because Collider broke the news in 2021.
Gore Verbinski was originally tapped to direct.
The Chronicles of Narnia
We’ve been including The Chronicles of Narnia in our lists for quite a long time now. It’s now been over four (long) years considering that Netflix announced it would be venturing into the world of Narnia.
Unfortunately, ever since, Netflix has actually been relatively light on news concerning what’s taking place. They installed a “universe designer” in 2019, however it’s been quiet beyond that. That was up until late 2022 when we heard that Netflix was planning 2 Narnia films and even eyeing Greta Gerwig to direct.
While we do not expect a Narnia motion picture to be launched on Netflix in 2023, we ought to be getting far more news than we ever have.
Based on the Kiera Cass novels, this dream romance film is being produced by DiNovi Pictures and directed by Haifaa Al-Mansour.
Regretfully, because its initial announcement, there’s been next to no news formally about the project with numerous individuals involved often posting individual updates stating that scripts are still being sent and dealt with.
Suffice to say, we will not be seeing The Selection anytime quickly.
Pertaining to Netflix in 2023
Read our complete sneak peek of the upcoming motion picture here.
Directed by McG, this fantasy action movie is embeded in a world in which a mandatory operation erases physical distinctions and makes everyone quite.
Joey King leads the motion picture’s cast, based upon the unique by Scott Westerfeld.
Let’s round out this list with a few more fantasy tasks in advancement at Netflix:
- Chupa— Jonas Cuarón was been tapped in 2020 to direct an untitled function movie for Netflix with Chris Columbus’ 26th Street Images producing.
- Beyond Good & & Evil— Adjustment of the Ubisoft game from director Rob Letterman.
- I, Chihuahua— Animated feature movie from Jorge R. Gutiérrez.
- Pashmina— Gurinder Chadha directs this animated feature movie about an Indian-American girl who uncovers her heritage through her wonderful pashmina.
- Scarlet— Alice Waddington tapped to direct this dream drama produced by Jason Bateman.
- Untitled Jason Bateman/John Cena/Netflix Project— Comedy fantasy about a family ending up being stuck in an old abandoned motion picture studio that comes to life. Stars John Cena.
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