• The Princess

  • Ben Lustig & Jake Thornton
  • Produced
  • No Agent
  • Action
  • Fantasy
  • 2020
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Market: Fri, 18 Sep 2020Sold: Fri, 30 Oct 2020
Producer: Derek Kolstad, Neal Moritz, Toby Jaffe, Ben Lustig, Joey King, Jake Thornton, Dan Spilo
Actor: Joey King
ManagerJosh Adler (Circle of Confusion)
Agent (UTA)
Studio20th Century Studios
After her castle is overrun and she is imprisoned atop its highest tower, a fierce Princess must fight her way out to save her parents and her kingdom. She’s not a damsel in distress and this isn’t your typical fairytale. It’s RAPUNZEL meets THE RAID.
When the arranged marriage of a princess is disrupted by a man set out to steal the throne, the princess fights back, taking control of her own destiny and proving that she is stronger than any man.
When mercenaries interrupt a bad ass Princess's wedding day, she must fight her way through the castle and save her family, or the kingdom will fall into chaos.
A princess must find a way to save herself and her people after her castle is besieged.
Mainstream (studio), High Concept, Female Protagonist, Action, Fantasy, Period, Dark, Murder, Martial Arts, Prince/Princess, Royalty, Rescue, Revenge, Sword & Sorcerer, Survival, Daughter, Death, Evil, Fairy Tale, Father/Daughter, Female, Fight, Hero, King/Queen, Marriage, Mother/Daughter, Suspenseful, Violence/Violent, Warrior, Wedding
Brave (2012), Snow White and the Huntsmen (2012), Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (2016), 1917 (2019), Game Of Thrones (Series - 2011-2019)
Medieval times. Over the course of one night.
Castle tower. Castle bedroom, kitchen, stairwell, hallway. Moat. Dungeons.
A PRINCESS, asleep in a tower, wakes up. Her hands are bound by chains.

3 MERCENARIES enter her room. She escapes the chains and savagely attacks all the men.

She recalls a memory. Her wedding day, where mercenaries kill the groom and priest. The KING and QUEEN are taken by a DEATH GUARD. A gothic witch, MOIRA, is upset with her mercenaries for killing the priest. She says the marriage must be legal. She sends someone to find another.

The Princess leaves her room. She’s attacked by a mercenary. They fight. She stabs him in the jugular.

Another memory, the Princess prepares for her wedding with handmaiden SAYA. She doesn’t want to get married. The queen enters and tells the Princess that arranged marriages are traditional. She wishes the princess spent more time learning that then training to fight.

The Princess finds an empty room to hide in but then finds CLARA and DAISEY, the seamstress and her daughter. The princess asks Clara to sew up the gash on her arm from the axe.

Clara asks why all of this chaos is happening. The Princess says that Lord Julius wants to marry her to become king.

Clara helps the...