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Review: ‘The Princess’ is a violent, camp and nerdy cult classic in the making

July 1, 2022

Audiences have seen Joey King grow up before their eyes, from his early roles in blockbusters, including Conspiracy, white house downand Independence Day: Resurgenceto the very popular Netflix The kissing booth trilogy, via its Golden Globe and Emmy nominated limited series turn The act. Brace yourself, though, because his era of action heroes is upon us, and Princess Couldn’t be a more exciting way to introduce the new, improved and stunning King.

The Hulu original comes with a random array of unexpected talent on either side of the camera, and the end result is perfectly chaotic. Directed by Vietnamese filmmaker Le-Van Kiet, a genre-hopping talent who followed the success of local horror The Ancestor with breaded shark attack thriller The sharkworks from an economic scenario written by Ben Lustig and Jake Thornton.