On Tuesday, July 28, Netflix made an enormous announcement. The streaming large shall be adapting Tess Sharpe’s young-adult thriller novel ‘The Girls I’ve Been’ right into a characteristic movie. The larger information, nevertheless, is that Millie Bobby Brown, who’s most well-known for playing Eleven in ‘Stranger Issues’ goes to play the lead function.
In a tweet, Netflix Movies’ official Twitter account announced, “Millie Bobby Brown will star in and produce ‘The Girls I’ve Been’. A brand new Netflix movie tailored from Tess Sharpe’s novel, the thriller follows a con artist who should use her powers of persuasion and impersonation to free herself, her girlfriend, and ex-boyfriend from a financial institution hostage scenario.”
And fans appeared to latch on to that final sentence, particularly the phrase “girlfriend” laborious. In truth, a number of Twitter customers expressed their delight, pleasure, and nice shock by simply quoting the Netflix tweet and writing “Her girlfriend” in all caps.
“Millie in a Netflix WLW (woman-loving lady) motion/drama film! I subconsciously manifested it I believe,” wrote an excited fan. One other fan mentioned, “OMG! Millie playing an LGBTQIAP+ character. I stan!” Many appreciated the truth that the character was bisexual. One Twitter consumer wrote, “A win for the bisexuals.” One other wrote, “Bi illustration!!!” quoting the tweet.
For a lot of fans, it additionally got here as a second of vindication for a way the actor was wrongly accused of being a homophobe again in 2018 — an occasion which led her to depart Twitter. A Twitter consumer wrote, “We knew Millie was by no means a bigot however this simply actually proves it, does not it?
Many others have been simply stunned how a 16-year-old might presumably accomplish all that she had. A Twitter consumer wrote, “How tf she simply 16 and doing all of those superb issues and I am 25 and nonetheless sitting at house whining?”
Even creator Tess Sharpe spoke about it on Twitter. She mentioned, “Oh! I didn’t notice this was getting announced any time quickly! Millie is a phenomenally proficient individual and I couldn’t be extra happy she has determined to deal with playing Nora (and Haley and Katie, and so forth).”
The movie produced by Michael Costigan, Jason Bateman (‘Ozark’, ‘Arrested Improvement’, and ‘The Outsider’), and Millie Bobby Brown, facilities round Nora O’Malley, the daughter of a con artist who targets felony males. Nora, her mom’s protege, has realized greater than a trick or two from her mom. When she goes to the financial institution together with her ex-boyfriend Wes and her secret girlfriend Iris, the three of them are taken hostage by two financial institution robbers.
In response to Netflix, Millie Bobby Brown is at present growing ‘A Time Misplaced’ for the streamer. She is producing the movie primarily based on an unique story she wrote together with her sister Paige Brown. Her subsequent challenge ‘Enola Holmes’, which she stars in and is producing with Paige Brown, shall be launched on Netflix later this yr.
Netflix has nonetheless not announced when filming for the fourth season of ‘Stranger Issues’ will resume after manufacturing was halted in March within the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. ‘Stranger Issues’ obtained an Emmy nomination for Excellent Drama Collection earlier on Tuesday, July 28.