Millie Bobby Brown Cast in Netflix’s Adaptation of ‘The Girls I’ve Been’


Ben Russell

Ben Russell

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Netflix just announced their adapatation of Tess Sharpe’s novel The Girls I’ve Been into, in which Millie Bobby Brown witll star in and produce alongside Jason Bateman. The news came after Ozark and Stranger Things won Emmy noms for Best Drama series.

The novel centers around a con artist, Nora, who uses her powers of persuasion to get herself, her girlfriend, and ex-boyfriend free during a hostage situation at a bank. The deal was brough in by Bateman's ggregate Films’ Tracey Nyberg and is set to be published by Penguin Random House early 2021.

Brown has been busy with Netflix, also landing the rights to her next feature film titled Enola Holmes. This film portrays Sherlock Holmes' rebellious teen sister, Enola, a gifted super-sleuth in her own right. That film is set to premiere on the platform September 2020. Stranger Things is also set to return to production.

Bateman is also set to star in the renewal of Ozark's 4th and final season. Ozark won Bateman an Emmy nomination from Best Drama Series, and also landed one for Best Actor, his third in a row for the show. He also earned an Emmy Nomination for best guest star in a drama series for his work on HBO’s The Outsider.