Nell Rebelle: why you need to take a look at this new Disney+ series

Nell Rebelle why you need to take a look at

The new costume series from the creator of “Happy Valley” features a fantastic and whimsical heroine on Disney+. This is one of the series not to be missed this week.

Immerse yourself in the 18th century with the new historical and fantasy series from Disney+. Nell Rebelle, new adventure fiction straight from the imagination of award-winning screenwriter Sally Wainwright (Happy Valley), was released on the platform of streaming this Friday March 29, 2024.

This new series follows the run of Nell Jackson, a woman with supernatural powers accused of a murder she did not commit in 18th century England, who finds herself forced to become a bandit to survive. And the media are won over by the new fantastic and magical proposition which completely mixes genres. The series also has a 73% positive rating on Rotten Tomatoes.

Entertaining series aimed at the general public, Le Parisien hails “a joyful story” and “a spicy, funny and moving series” thanks to the performance of Louisa Harland, hilarious Orla in the comedy series Derry Girls (Netflix), whose interpretation is “more than brilliant” for the Guardian. For its part, Seriously salutes a heroine “as exciting as she is hypnotizing”. Despite the show’s obvious flaws (including a mix of tone that can be confusing), “thanks to a bold start and fantastic acting performances, Nell Rebelle is an action-packed, swashbuckling series tinged with the magic of fairy tales that has something to tell,” underlines Empire. An entertainment series to test for the curious, which promises to stand out in the stream of streaming outputs.

What is the plot of Nell Rebelle ?

In 18th century England, Nell Jackson is a courageous and resourceful young woman. The victim of a conspiracy, she is accused of a murder she did not commit. Wanted and on the run, she becomes the most feared highwayman in England. One day, her path crosses that of Billy Blind, a magical spirit who will help her realize that she did not get there by chance and that an extraordinary destiny awaits her.

What casting for Nell Rebelle ?

  • Louisa Harland as Nell Jackson
  • Joely Richardson as Lady Eularia Moggerhanger
  • Adrian Lester: Earl of Poynton
  • Nick Mohammed as Billy Blind
  • Craig Parkinson as Sam Jackson
  • Florence Keen as George Jackson
  • Frank Dillane as Charles Devereux
  • Alice Kremelberg as Sofia Wilmot
  • Jake Dunn as Thomas Jackson
  • Pip Torrens as Lord Blancheford

Where to discover Nell Rebelle in streaming ?

Nell Rebelle has been streaming since March 29, 2024 on the streaming platform Disney++. The service gives you access to a large catalog including all Disney and Marvel productions and a wide choice of films and original series. To benefit from it, you can subscribe to Disney + from 5.99 euros per month with advertisements and from 8.99 euros without advertisements.