The King’s Daughter, which was previously titled The Moon and the Sun, is a forthcoming American action-adventure fantasy movie directed by none other but Sean McNamara himself. This Fantasy tale is an adaptation of a 1997 novel named The Moon and the Sun, which is the creation of Vonda N. McIntyre. Before we move any further, let’s get an idea about the basic plot of the movie.
The Plot of Upcoming Film, The King’s Daughter?
So, according to the official synopsis of the movie, it revolves around King Louis XIV’s who wants to achieve the target of being an immortal being, which leads him to put at stake the life of a mermaid. But the tale takes a turn when his long-list illegitimate daughter forms a bond with the aqua creature and goes against her father to save his life. Marie-Josephe, aka the King’s daughter, feels the mermaid’s emotions as the lack of freedom and displacement is the same with both of them.
This was all that we got to know after reading the synopsis, but the trailer helped us know more about the story’s look when it comes to pictures. The movie’s background seems to be lovely as most of us will not be aware that this film has been shot at various beautiful locations like France and Australia. Besides this, we also get a glimpse of what it looked like back in the era of history alongside the status of the women served at that point in time.
The Cast of The King’s Daughter!
As we know, no project can reach the heights it is meant to reach until or unless it has a team of talented cast. So it becomes a must to introduce and praise the hard work of the phenomenal cast that includes Pierce Brosnan as King Louis XIV, Kaya Scodelario as Marie-Josèphe, William Hurt as Père La Chaise, and Benjamin Walker as Yves De La Croix.
Ben Lloyd-Hughes as Jean-Michel Lintillac, Pablo Schreiber as Dr. Labarthe, Fan Bingbing as the Mermaid, Paul Ireland as Benoit, Rachel Griffiths as Abbess, Crystal Clarke as Magali, and Julie Andrews as the Narrator.
When will be The King’s Daughter be Available to Watch?
The movie has gone through many ups and downs since it was decided to come on screen since 1997. Firstly, in 2014, Paramount Pictures announced that the film’s release would take place on April 10, 2015, but it was canceled without any notice due to some undefined reasons. But in October 2021, it was announced that Gravitas Ventures had acquired distribution rights to the movie, and it is set to get released on January 21, 2022.
Is it Worth the Wait?
We all know that the movie is based on one of the classic novels of all time, and this makes it obvious that there is no much need to provide the reasons as to why this movie is worth watching. But then too, we have many reasons which might make you ready for making plans about watching this masterpiece. And the first one is its amazing cast followed by the knowledge it might give about the history.
Apart from this, as we have already mentioned, the locations that serve as the movie’s background are exquisite. So without wasting any further time, we suggest you to book your slot for this upcoming fantasy journey in the forthcoming year.