Netflix swiftly established a niche with fast-paced, expensive action movies starring Hollywood A-listers. With billions of minutes of viewing, movies like Red Notice and The Gray Man have been enormous successes for the streamer. Heart of Stone, another massively successful action movie, will soon be released on the streamer, adding to the list.
Heart of Stone is an action vehicle for Gal Gadot, who has established herself as one of the biggest action stars and a part of Netflix’s Red Notice’s star-studded cast. After starring as Wonder Woman in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, the Israeli actress rose to prominence in Hollywood. Heart of Stone marks the actress’s first time directing an original action film.
This article will go through all the necessary details of the spy action series Heart of Stone.
Release Date of Heart of Stone
Heart of Stone wrapped its principal photography in July 2022. But due to the time needed for VFX and post-production on such a large-scale action movie, it took months before Netflix confirmed its exact release date.
Netflix confirmed the actual date in their “2023 Films Preview” video. So, the wait is over, as Heart of Stone will hit Netflix on August 11, 2023.
Budget of Heart of Stone
The Bollywood actress Alia Bhatt is currently popular after making her Hollywood debut. For the production of Heart of Stone, the actress joined Gal Gadot on location. As soon as fans caught a glimpse of the actress Alia Bhatt, numerous images of her filming for the movie started to circulate online. The movie has a $130 budget, but Alia Bhatt’s pay is still a mystery.
Plot of Heart of Stone
Netflix has kept the official plot of Heart of Stone under wraps. Still, it has been described in the trades as an original international spy thriller hatched by Skydance Media that aims to give action franchises like James Bond and Mission: Impossible a female twist. In the movie, Gal Gadot will play Rachel Stone, a CIA operative who is the sole woman preventing her multinational peacekeeping organization from losing its most potent and dangerous asset.
Cast of Heart of Stone
Gal Gadot, portraying the spy Rachel Stone, will lead the Heart of Stone cast. Gal Gadot will perform amazing stunts while sharing the same environment as characters like Jason Bourne and Ethan Hunt.
Nevertheless, Gal is not alone; Jamie Dornan and Alia Bhatt will also participate in this journey. Bollywood sensation Alia Bhatt will make her Hollywood debut in this movie, drawing much attention to the production. Bhatt has played leading roles in some of India’s biggest box-office successes. She appeared in the blockbuster movies RRR and Brahmastra: Part One – Shiva and performed in the Netflix movies Darlings and Gangubai Kathiawadi.
Besides Alia Bhatt, Jamie Dornan, who starred in Belfast and Fifty Shades of Grey, will co-star opposite Gal Gadot. Matthias Schweighöfer, a German actor who most recently appeared in Netflix’s Army of the Dead and Army of Thieves and collaborated with the streaming service on the sports drama The Swimmers, will join them.