A new trailer offered a first look at Harry Styles and Florence Pugh’s passionate on-screen relationship in the upcoming Don’t Worry Darling movie.
Directed by Olivia Wilde, the film is set in the 1950s in a remote, utopian community in the California desert and features an unhappy housewife and her husband, who hides a dark secret.
The Little Women star Pugh plays housewife Alice while former One Direction singer Styles stars as her husband Jack in the psychological thriller, which is due in cinemas on September 23.
The trailer opens with what at first seems like a carefree life, as Styles and Pugh laugh and kiss at a party with friends.
As the couple later cuddle up in bed, Pugh’s character says, “You and me? to which Styles replies, “Always.” You and me. »
During the day, the women of the community are left to do household chores while the men go off to work for the town business, Victory.
A voice-over from actor Chris Pine, who plays Frank, the general manager of Victory, says: “All of you women, us men, we ask a lot. We ask for strength. Food at home, a house cleaned. And discretion above all.
However, all doesn’t seem to be going well as Pugh’s character begins to wonder what the project is really about.
Their marital bliss seems to be shattered as she wonders, “What’s really going on?” What if this place is dangerous? blasting Style’s character screaming, “Stop it!” »
The video quickly shifts from scenes of lavish parties and steamy intimate moments to Pugh’s character looking distressed and seemingly being chased by people in red overalls as she runs through the desert.
Wilde posted the trailer on Instagram and wrote, “I’m so proud of this team and can’t wait to show you what we’ve done together. #don’t worry honey”
The 38-year-old director started dating Styles, 28, after hiring him on the project.
The star-studded cast also includes Wilde, Gemma Chan, KiKi Layne and Nick Kroll.
Wilde recently received legal paperwork on behalf of her ex-fiancé Jason Sudeikis during a stage appearance at CinemaCon in Las Vegas to promote Don’t Worry Darling.
A source for Ted Lasso star Sudeikis said he had ‘no prior knowledge of the time or place’ that custody papers for their two children would be delivered as such, and that he “would never tolerate her being served in such a state”. inappropriate way”.
Don’t Worry Darling will premiere on September 23, after filming was halted multiple times during the pandemic.