don’t worry darling It is finally heading towards theatres, but its journey to the big screen has been full of drama.
In addition to dealing with many Complications due to pandemicThe Olivia Wilde-Directed Feature, Starring Florence Pughe And Harry StylesThere’s been its fair share of challenges and talk-worthy headlines along the way.
Production — Written by Katie Silbermanwho also wrote Wilde’s first feature, book smart – Shooting began back in October 2020 and is set to premiere in September 2022. It hit its first roadblock when Dakota JohnsonThe one who came in the role of Margaret had to pull out due to scheduling conflicts with another film.
After his exit, the project saw another lead, Shia Labeouf, leave production in September 2020 — also reportedly due to scheduling issues. LaBeouf was set to play Pugh’s husband, Jack Chambers, but Styles was recast in the role.
In February 202, Wilde spoke of having a “no a-hole policy” on set, leading many to speculate about the perceived tension. Richard Jewell Actress and her former lead.
He went on to explain what happened to LaBeouf? an August 2022 interview with Diversity before the release of the film. “They have a process that, in some ways, requires a combative energy, and I personally don’t believe it is conducive to the best performance. I believe that people need to do their best work.” The best way is to create a safe, trustworthy environment for me,” she shared with the outlet. “Ultimately, I have a responsibility to the production and the cast to protect them. That was my job.”
LaBeouf responded to the allegations in a statement to Diversity In August 222 alleged that his firing “never happened.”
“While I completely understand the allure of pursuing that story because of the current social landscape, which social currency brings. That is not true,” he said. “Therefore, I am politely asking, for an individual As someone who looks to make things right, that you get the narrative as right as possible. I hope none of this will have negative effects [sic] You, and that your film is as successful as you want it to be.”
Following Announcement of the date of the premiere of the filmThere were allegations that Styles — who began dating the director after connecting on set — was paid three times as much as Pugh, even though he had similar lead roles.
Wilde denied those claims in his August 2022 interview. DiversityCalling false narratives “clickbait”.
She continued: “There’s a lot out there that I don’t quite pay attention to. But the absurdity of the invented clickbait and the subsequent backlash about the pay disparity between our leads and supporting actors really pissed me off.”
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