Olivia Wilde, an actor and director, has shot down rumors of a feud between herself and Florence Pugh, the leading lady in her most recent film, Don’t Worry Darling. These rumors have cast a shadow over the build-up to the film’s world premiere in Venice, which will take place on Monday, September 5.
Pugh skipped the traditional news conference that was held in advance of the screening, and although she is scheduled to walk the red carpet later in the day with fellow stars, including Harry Styles, she has ruled out any further publicity for the psychological drama. Pugh skipped the traditional news conference that was held in advance of the screening.
She is presently filming Dune 2 and has blamed her rigorous work schedule for her decision. Wilde sought to silence popular reports of a dispute behind the scenes by pointing out that she is currently working on the same project.
“Florence is a powerhouse, and we cannot express how thankful we are that she is able to join us tonight despite the fact that she is now working on the set of Dune…” Wilde, who also plays a substantial part in the film, has a big role, and she noted that she “cannot say enough how honored I am to have her as my lead.”
“As for all the never-ending rumors that appear in tabloids and all the noise that may be heard out there. The Internet is capable of sustaining itself. I don’t think it’s necessary for me to make a contribution. I believe that it receives an adequate amount of nourishment.”
The moderator of the news conference ultimately chose not to entertain a question regarding Shia LaBeouf, the actor who had been slated to play the lead role in the movie but was ultimately replaced by Styles.
Wilde has fanned allegations that she fired him by telling Vanity Fair magazine that she did not like his work ethos. This statement was made a month ago. LaBoeuf refuted her account of the events and made public a voice message that she had left for him in which she urged him to continue with the mission.
Even though it is not participating in the official competition, Don’t Worry, Darling has become one of the most talked about films at the Venice Film Festival. This should come as little surprise, given all the off-stage noise.
Pugh and Styles portray the roles of a contented married couple who reside in a vibrantly colored village set in the 1950s and located deep within the United States desert. The tranquility, however, is disturbed when one of the housewives in the neighborhood disappears, and Pugh’s character, Alice, begins to question the reality that surrounds her as a result.
“(The film) is demonstrating that all the attractive things that make up our society have a dark side,” said actor Chris Pine, who plays the menacing leader of the mysterious, messianic business that dominates local life. “(The film) is showing that all the pretty things that make up our world have a terrible side.”
During the course of filming, Styles developed a romantic attachment to Wilde, and he decided to take a short break from performing 15 concerts in New York in order to accompany Wilde to the premiere on Monday.
Have No Fear! Darling gives him the opportunity to star in his first big role. The British superstar said that he was more comfortable in the world of music, but he stated that he was having a blast pursuing a career in acting.
“The most enjoyable aspect is that you never feel as if you know what you are doing at any given time.” Music that I have worked on for a little longer period of time, which results in a more relaxed sensation. “One of the things that I like best about acting is that it gives me the impression that I have no clue what I’m doing,” he remarked.