Don’t Worry Darling Movie (2022):
Don’t Worry Darling is an American psychological thriller film directed by Olivia Wilde from a screenplay by Katie Silberman, based on a spec script by Carey Van Dyke, Shane Van Dyke, and Silberman. Produced by Olivia Wilde, Katie Silberman, Miri Yoon, and Roy Lee under the banner of New Line Cinema and Vertigo Entertainment.
The film stars Florence Pugh, Harry Styles, Wilde, Gemma Chan, KiKi Layne, Nick Kroll, and Chris Pine. Don’t Worry Darling premiered at the 79th Venice International Film Festival on September 5, 2022, and was theatrically released in the United States on September 23, by Warner Bros. Pictures. It received mixed reviews from critics who praised Pugh’s performance, the cinematography, and production design, but criticized the screenplay and direction, and noted similarities to other works in the genre such as The Stepford Wives (1975) and Get Out (2017). The film grossed $86 million on a budget of $35 million.
Don’t Worry Darling Movie Information:
|Movie Name||Don’t Worry Darling|
|Release Date||September 5, 2022 (Venice)|
September 23, 2022 (United States)
|Running Time||2hr 3min|
|Directed by||Olivia Wilde|
|Screenplay by||Katie Silberman|
|Story by||Carey Van Dyke|
Shane Van Dyke
|Produced by||Olivia Wilde|
|Cinematography by||Matthew Libatique|
|Edited by||Affonso Gonçalves|
|Music by||John Powell|
|Production Company||New Line Cinema|
|Distributed by||Warner Bros. Pictures|
|Box Office Collection||$86.7 million|
Don’t Worry Darling Movie Trailer:
Don’t Worry Darling Movie Storyline (Plot/Synopsis):
A 1950s housewife living with her husband in a utopian experimental community begins to worry that his glamorous company could be hiding disturbing secrets.
Don’t Worry Darling Movie Cast and Characters:
- Florence Pugh as Alice Chambers, a young devoted housewife
- Harry Styles as Jack Chambers, Alice’s workaholic husband
- Olivia Wilde as Bunny, Alice’s best friend and neighbor
- Gemma Chan as Shelley, Frank’s wife
- KiKi Layne as Margaret Watkins, Alice’s friend
- Sydney Chandler as Violet Johnson, Bill’s wife, who is new in town
- Nick Kroll as Dean, Bunny’s husband
- Chris Pine as Frank, Shelley’s husband, Jack’s boss, and the founder of the “Victory Project”
- Asif Ali as Peter, Peg’s husband and Jack’s friend
- Kate Berlant as Peg, Peter’s wife and Alice’s friend, who is always pregnant
- Timothy Simons as Dr. Collins, a sinister doctor working for the “Victory Project”
- Douglas Smith as Bill Johnson, Violet’s husband who is new in town
- Ari’el Stachel as Ted Watkins, Margaret’s husband
- Dita Von Teese as herself
Interesting Facts About Don’t Worry Darling Movie:
- Don’t Worry Darling was announced in August 2019, after a bidding war amongst 18 studios to acquire the next Olivia Wilde-directed project. New Line Cinema won the auction.
- Principal photography began in Los Angeles on October 26, 2020.
- In April 2020, Florence Pugh, Shia LaBeouf, and Chris Pine were added to the cast of the film. In 2021, it was reported that LaBeouf had been fired by Wilde over poor behavior and clashing with the cast and crew.
- Don’t Worry Darling had its world premiere at the 79th Venice International Film Festival on September 5, 2022.
- The film was also screened at the 48th Deauville American Film Festival and the 70th San Sebastián International Film Festival.