Steamy Preview of Harry Styles and Florence Pugh’s ‘Don’t Worry Darling’
Pugh and co-star Harry Styles are already heating things up in a Warner Bros. preview. Discovery CinemaCon.
“Don’t Worry” moviegoers, Olivia Wilde’s latest film is every bit as visually stunning as its brief teaser let on.
An extended look at “Don’t Worry Darling” starring Florence Pugh as a 1950s housewife wary of her utopian suburb debuted at CinemaCon 2022 in Las Vegas during the Warner Bros panel . Discovery. The film is slated for a theatrical release on September 23. Harry Styles, Chris Pine and Gemma Chan also star.
Director Wilde revealed that 18 studios were trying to land ‘Don’t Worry Darling’, but she opted for Warner Bros and New Line because the studios “made one thing very clear: it was going to be a theatrical movie. “.
After making her directorial debut with the critically acclaimed “Booksmart” in 2019, Wilde collaborated again with co-writer Katie Silberman for “Don’t Worry,” based on an original screenplay by the Van Dyke brothers.
Darren Aronofsky’s longtime cinematographer Matthew Libatique serves as cinematographer for the film, which is already making waves for its stunning visuals (hint: Pugh’s character, Saran, wraps herself a la ” The Batman” Riddler.)
“It was designed specifically for the theatrical experience, from the cinematography to the sound design to every little detail,” Wilde told the CinemaCon audience before exclusive footage was shown at CinemaCon.
The clip opened with main stars Pugh and Styles snuggling together in bed, with Pugh later discovering redacted books in her home and attempting to crack hollowed-out eggs. The candy-colored suburban lifestyle of Palm Springs begins to unravel as it seems the only reminder of life is a steamy sex scene, with Pugh lying on a kitchen table while receiving oral sex. Moments later, her neighbors tell her that she is crazy to question the constructed utopia.
Director Wilde previously said vogue that the psychological thriller is inspired by the erotic classics “Fatal Attraction” and “Indecent Proposal” by Adrian Lyne.
“[Those movies are] really sexy, in a grown-up way… I kept saying, “Why isn’t there good sex in movies anymore?” said Wilde.
Like Vogue cover story reports: “A [scene], featuring a hard-working Styles and a very satisfied Pugh, will garner serious attention – and, if the devotion of Styles’ fan base is any indication, hysteria – when ‘Don’t Worry Darling’ is released. . When I muster up the courage to ask Wilde to do it, she gets technical, talks about aerial angles and wraparound shots, though she willingly volunteers to say she intends her audience to “achieve at how rarely they see female hunger, and specifically this type of female pleasure.
Additional reporting by Tony Maglio and Chris Lindahl.