Olivia Wilde will premiere in theaters her second feature film as a director, the psychological thriller Don’t Worry Darlingthe September 23, 2022which is why the study New Line Cinemawhich launched it in September 2019, is ready to launch the promotional campaign.
Warner Bros. and New Line visited CinemaCon 2022, where they discussed upcoming projects, and presented the official trailer exclusively to attendees, in addition to the following official image with a look at the protagonists, Florence Pugh (Little Women, Midsommar) y Harry Styles (Dunkirk):
Wilde shared with the audience that Don’t Worry Darling en (via Bloody Disgusting):
“Love letter to movies that push the limits of our imagination.”
“Inspired by movies like The Matrix, Inception and The Truman Show.”
“Don’t Worry Darling is a psychological thriller set in an isolated, utopian community that follows a housewife in the California desert in the 1950s who discovers a disturbing truth about her perfect life.”
The one described as “period psychological thriller” It also has a cast made up of Chris Pine (Wonder Woman, Hell or High Water), KiKi Layne (If Beale Street Could Talk, The Old Guard), Gemma Chan (Eternals), and Wilde herself, who has a key supporting role.
The original script was written by Shane and Carey Van Dyke, and was completely rewritten by Katie Silbermanco-writer of Booksmart of Wilde. Her other credits include the rom-coms Isn’t It Romantic y Set It Upambassador of Netflix.
Wild produce the project with Silberman; Roy Lee y Miri Yoon from VertigoEntertainment; Y Daria Cercek y Celia Khong de New Line; Catherine Hardwicke She is an executive producer with Shane and Carey Van Dyke.
- This is the second feature film by Wilde, who made his debut as a filmmaker with the acclaimed coming-of-age Booksmart (2019).
- New Line landed the rights to Don’t Worry Darling, after a “fought war” with other studios and streamings, being in the lead along with Netflix. Wilde made the final decision and the balance tipped towards New Line, as the filmmaker wants to release her film in theaters. Among other decisive factors, the studio’s experience in making high-level genre films such as IT y The Conjuring.
- New Line was extremely motivated to fight for the deal by their desire to collaborate with Wilde. The project budget is said to be around $20 million dollars.