‘The Electric State’ Netflix Movie: Additional Filming Planned for 2024 & Everything We Know

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Pictured: Chris Pratt, Millie Bobby Brown, The Electric State – Credits: Getty Images

One of our most anticipated upcoming motion pictures Netflix has within the works is The Electric State, which is being directed by The Russo Brothers. Although anticipated for a 2024 launch, the film was notably overlooked of the official roster for this yr. Here’s every thing we all know in regards to the film that stars Millie Bobby Brown and Chris Pratt. 

The Electric State has been years within the making earlier than arriving on Netflix, so earlier than we dig into what we all know in regards to the film, right here’s a fast rundown of the film’s timeline to date:

  • The guide was printed in December 2017
  • The Russo Brothers gained the choices for the sci-fi novel in December 2017, with Andy Muschietti (It) eyed for the director’s seat and Barbara Muschietti set to supply.
  • The undertaking was offered to Universal in December 2020 with Millie Bobby Brown starring, Russo Brothers directing, and Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely writing. It was due for a theatrical launch.
  • We solely reported on Netflix eying taking on the undertaking in June 2022.
  • Netflix formally will get the undertaking in 2022, with an announcement in late June 2022.
  • Filming concluded in early February 2023.
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AGBO with Anthony and Joe Russo

The Russo Brothers are directing the film and are the duo behind the manufacturing firm AGBO.

Joe and Anthony Russo are greatest recognized for his or her work on Marvel’s The Avengers: Infinity War and Endgame. They’ve additionally directed a number of initiatives through the years, together with the just lately launched Netflix motion film The Gray Man.

The pair are engaged on extra initiatives for Netflix, together with Extraction 3, Past Midnight, and The Gray Man 2.

Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely are writing the undertaking and function government producers. Sarah Finn and Tara Feldstein function casting administrators on the undertaking.

The film is about to have an enormous price range of $200 million, which matches the price range assigned to the Russo Brother’s earlier massive hitter for Netflix, The Gray Man.


What’s The Electric State on Netflix about?

The film is an adaptation of the Simon Stålenhag guide of the identical title (though it was beforehand often known as Passagen). Stålenhag is behind different well-known books, together with Tales from the Loop and Things from the Flood.

Here’s a rundown of the story (courtesy of GoodReads), which is essentially anticipated to be adopted by the upcoming film:

“In 1997, a runaway teenager and her yellow toy robot travel west through a strange USA. The ruins of gigantic battle drones litter the countryside, heaped together with the discarded trash of a high tech consumerist society in decline. As their car approaches the edge of the continent, the world outside the window seems to be unraveling ever faster—as if somewhere beyond the horizon, the hollow core of civilization has finally caved in.”


Who is within the forged for Netflix’s The Electric State?

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Millie Bobby Brown – Picture: Getty Images

Millie Bobby Brown was hooked up to the undertaking again in December 2020 and reportedly states that may proceed to be the case for Netflix.

Brown is, in fact, greatest recognized for her function on Netflix’s Stranger Things but additionally has labored on the Godzilla franchise and Enola Holmes which is returning. That’s along with a few of the different upcoming initiatives the actress has at Netflix.

Speaking to Collider on why she took the function, Brown stated:

“… the fact that they wanted me only made me want them even more. And to be able to have that opportunity to make this movie with them has been such an amazing experience, and it’s just been a really good collaborative effort. It feels like I’m actually working with, I mean, real, real experienced, experienced team. Their team is incredible, the directors are amazing, obviously, and I’ve got an amazing cast to be alongside.”

On August eleventh, Netflix unveiled the total forged with actors and actresses that’ll function and a pair that may lend their voices to the film.

  • Chris Pratt (Guardians of the Galaxy)
  • Michelle Yeoh (Everything Everywhere All at Once, Crazy Rich Asians, The Witcher: Blood Origin
  • Stanley Tucci (The Devil Wears Prada, The Hunger Games)
  • Jason Alexander (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Seinfeld)

Michelle Yeoh notably left the forged in November 2022 resulting from scheduling conflicts.

On the voice expertise aspect:

  • Brian Cox (Succession)
  • Jenny Slate (Marcel the Shell with Shoes On, Parks & Recreation)
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Cast Grid for The Electric State (L-R: Chris Pratt, Michelle Yeoh, Stanley Tucci, Brian Cox, Jenny Slate, Jason Alexander) – Pictures: Getty Images

In November 2022, as a part of an intensive Variety profile on AGBO, we acquired the information that 4 extra massive names had joined the forged:

  • Giancarlo Esposito (The Mandalorian, Breaking Bad) will play Marshall, a “robotic drone manned by Esposito’s character remotely and tasked with hunting down the robot aiding Brown’s character on her quest.”
  • Ke Huy Quan (Everything Everywhere All at Once) will play a physician. Replaced Michelle Yeoh.
  • Anthony Mackie (The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, Black Mirror) will play a sentient robotic who’s the sidekick for Pratt’s character.
  • Billy Bob Thornton (Fargo, The Gray Man, Goliath) will play a sentient robotic from the civil warfare.
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Woody Norman will likely be enjoying the function of Christopher, who’s described as a supporting 6-year-old boy with an lively creativeness and good past his years.

Young Michelle is an 8-year-old fearless, sensible, and caring woman with a robust bond together with her younger brother.

Rounding out the forged in numerous supporting roles embody:

  • Gabrielle Maiden as Penny Pal
  • Martin Klebba as Herman
  • Joe Avena will play President Bill Clinton
  • David Alexander as Dave
  • Katelin Chesna as a Hospital Doctor
  • Rory Keane in a supporting function
  • Katherine Romrell in a supporting function

Where is manufacturing on The Electric State?

When we first reported on the title, we outlined that manufacturing would start in October 2022. However, of their preliminary announcement, Netflix solely confirmed that manufacturing would start in fall 2022.

That appears to have been given an expanded filming schedule, with stories suggesting that filming will happen between mid-October 2022 and wrap someday between February 2023 (in accordance with ManufacturingWeekly), whereas others report the film might not wrap till April 2023. The film is being filmed in Atlanta, Georgia.

We knew filming was underway in early October 2022 by means of a few Tweets from the Russo Brothers and their manufacturing firm. On October 4th, the Russo Brothers posted an image (from their Twitter account, which not exists) of a script on set.

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The Electric State film script – Picture: Russo Brothers

AGBO then tweeted on October seventh:

“AGBO team behind-the-scenes the first week of production: directors Joe & Anthony Russo, co-writers Stephen McFeely and Chris Markus, and producers Jake Aust and Mike Larocca”

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The Electric State behind-the-scenes photographs – Picture: AGBO

The film operates below the working/manufacturing title of “STORMWIND.”

Numerous onset photographs of Millie Bobby Brown have leaked because the graduation of filming.

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ACWORTH, GEORGIA – OCTOBER 24: Millie Bobby Brown seen on set for “Electric State” on October 24, 2022 in Acworth, Georgia. (Photo by MEGA/GC Images)

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Picture: AgainGrid

On November fifth, 2022, it was reported {that a} crew member had died whereas filming in an “off-set car crash.” In a assertion on Instagram, the Russo Brothers stated:

“The Electric State production family lost a valued production crew member yesterday. We express our deepest condolences to his family and friends. We love our crew like family. And this is devastating news to all of us.”

Filming on Netflix’s The Electric State was initially anticipated to wrap in April 2023.

However, stories surfaced that the film wrapped on February sixth, 2023. However, the one “evidence” to counsel that is the case are the shared movies from Milly Bobby Brown fan accounts of her and her boyfriend Jake Bongiovi at an unconfirmed wrap get together for The Electric State.

On February eighth, 2023 – AGBO Films on Instagram confirmed that the film had wrapped filming in a put up that stated the next:

“That’s a wrap on The Electric State – shoutout to the AGBO team, and big congrats to the amazing cast and crew”

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Picture: agbofilms


When will The Electric State be launched on Netflix?

It was revealed in a Variety interview with the Russo Brothers that they had been eyeing a 2024 Netflix launch date for the film.

However, when Netflix unveiled its 2024 slate in February, The Electric State was amongst a number of different Netflix motion pictures that had been notably lacking. Netflix did state that each one titles within the doc are topic to vary however it was a giant lacking title.

The purpose for this omission of the film from the schedule is very possible as a result of the film is scheduled for added pictures and reshoots starting in early 2024. According to a number of sources, further manufacturing time is deliberate for March twentieth by means of April fifth, 2024. Per these sources, filming will or has already occurred in Atlanta (Georgia), Moab (Utah), and Brazil.

AGBO did refresh its AGBOVERSE web site in early 2024, reiterating on the web page for The Electric State that the film continues to be scheduled for launch this yr.

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AGBOVERSE web site for The Electric State


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