Netflix’s ever-growing slate of characteristic movies will likely be welcoming another: Brazen Advantage, a romance thriller starring Charmed‘s Alyssa Milano. Tailored from Nora Roberts’ award-winning novel of the identical identify, Brazen Advantage will likely be directed by Monika Mitchell, who directed motion pictures akin to The Knight Earlier than Christmas, Night time Deposit and John Apple Jack.
The script for Brazen Advantage was penned by Suzette Couture (Emma Fielding Mysteries), Donald Martin (Milton’s Secret) and Edithe Swensen (Charmed). Stephanie Germain (Firefly Lane, The Day After Tomorrow) will produce together with Peter Strauss and Peter Guber from Mandalay Footage (I Know What You Did Final Summer season, Donnie Brasco). Milano will act as an government producer with Harvey Kahn.
What’s the plot of Brazen Advantage?
Netflix’s Brazen Advantage is an adaptation of creator Nora Roberts’ novel of the identical identify, revealed in 1988. The e-book gained a Golden Medallion award in 1989 within the class Greatest Suspense.
Right here is the official logline for Netflix’s Brazen Advantage:
“After a demanding e-book tour, celebrity thriller novelist Grace McCabe (Alyssa Milano) decides to go to her sister, Kathleen, who’s embroiled in a custody battle after a bitter divorce. Arriving in D.C., Grace is shocked to search out Kathleen dwelling in a run-down neighborhood and, hoping to afford a hotshot lawyer, supplementing her meager trainer’s wage by moonlighting as a telephone intercourse operator. In accordance with Kathleen, Fantasy, Inc., ensures its staff ironclad anonymity. However Grace has her doubts—that are confirmed one horrifying cherry-blossom-scented night time when one among Fantasy, Inc.’s operators is murdered. As Grace is drawn to assist resolve the crime, her life turns right into a scene from one among her personal books. But as one among her greatest followers, investigator Ed Jackson, warns her: This isn’t fiction. Actual folks die—and Grace may very well be subsequent. For she’s setting a lure for a killer extra twisted than something she may think about. And never even Ed might be able to shield her from a rendezvous with lust and dying.”
Who’s forged in Brazen Advantage?
It was introduced in January 2021 that the Charmed star Alyssa Milano would lead the forged of Netflix’s Brazen Advantage as Grace McCabe, a outstanding thriller author and crime knowledgeable. The casting alternative brought about a small controversy over Milano’s diploma of openness about her progressive political beliefs. Writer Nora Roberts defended Milano in an interview with Entertainment Weekly:
“I’m delighted Ms. Milano’s been forged within the adaptation of Brazen Advantage for Netflix. To say I used to be surprised and appalled by a number of the feedback concerning the announcement on my Fb web page is a wild understatement. I spoke my piece, posted it publicly, and stand by it and Ms. Milano. To those that state they’ll by no means learn my work once more as a consequence of differing political viewpoints and opinions, or as a result of a proficient, skilled actor will play a task, I can solely say that’s their alternative. I imagine Ms. Milano and I’ll survive it.”
What’s the manufacturing standing on Brazen Advantage?
Neetflix’s Brazen Advantage is at the moment scheduled to enter manufacturing on March 15, 2021 in Vancouver, Canada and wrap on April 23, 2021 in response to issue 1234 of Production Weekly. Naturally, on the planet of Covid, manufacturing schedules aren’t rock-solid and we will likely be sharing updates ought to something change.
When will Brazen Advantage be launched on Netflix?
Contemplating the comparatively brief manufacturing schedule there’s a likelihood we are going to see Brazen Advantage by the top of 2021. If not, then the primary half of 2022.