“I would feel too terrified”: Florence Pugh Vows She Won’t Let Marvel Movies Ruin Her Dreams of Working in Small Indie Movies

"I would feel too terrified": Florence Pugh Vows She Won't Let Marvel Movies Ruin Her Dreams of Working in Small Indie Movies
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The likes of Florence Pugh are rare among performers because she combines immense skill and dogged determination. As a result of her versatility, she has become one of the most sought-after actors working today. And yet, Pugh has managed to keep her feet firmly on the ground and is still eager to push herself into the uncharted professional area despite her obvious success.


Her role in  Black Widow is a fantastic showcase of her acting abilities, and she is the film’s star. But, she is not one to sit on her laurels and enjoy her success. Rather, Florence Pugh is looking forward to new challenges and has no intention of letting her success in Marvel movies derail her hopes of making it big in the independent cinema world.

Refusing To Be Limited

Florence Pugh
Florence Pugh

In a recent interview with Total Film, Florence Pugh revealed that she was warned by many in the indie film world that signing on with Marvel would mean the end of her career in smaller, more intimate films.


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But Pugh wouldn’t accept confinement by such limiting ideas. She appreciates movies of all sizes and budgets, from blockbuster franchises like Dune and Marvel to obscure indies that few people have heard of.

“When I first signed onto Marvel, lots of people from the indie-film world were all telling me that I was never going to go back to small movies again, and it always kind of wound me up. Because I think there’s beauty in all types of those films.

Pugh refuses to limit herself to one specific genre and has always known that she wants to explore and experiment with various types of movies.


“There’s beauty in the massive, epic storylines like Dune, like Marvel, like even Oppenheimer that I did. They’re amazing mega-movies. And then there’s also beauty in all these little ones that not everyone is going to see but are going to affect the right person at the right time. I’ve never, ever only thought that I was going to just do one type of movie. I’ve always known that I want to dabble in all areas.”

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Florence Pugh in Black Widow
Florence Pugh in Black Widow

Florence Pugh expressed her concerns about “accidentally” upsetting someone while trying to do her acting job. Despite some reservations, Pugh remains committed to her craft and hopes to continue working in the film industry for many years.

“But I would feel too terrified that I’d accidentally say the wrong thing or accidentally screw up someone’s day because I said, ‘Maybe not that way.’ I don’t know. All the things that I have personally felt before while acting. I think I’ll probably just need a few more years of practicing the knack of leading a ship into a storm and pretending like everything’s fine. But I would love to one day.”

This novel viewpoint reflects Florence Pugh’s natural curiosity and courage. She’s not shy about taking on hard parts in high-profile productions, but she’s also game for the gritty work required in the independent films that put her to the test and challenge her to grow as an actress.


Pushing Herself to Be Better

Florence Pugh’s compelling and inspiring personality stems from her drive and determination. It’s not her style to relax and take it easy. When she sets her mind to anything, she gives it her all. That’s why his admirers love him so much.

Florence Pugh in Dune 2
Florence Pugh in Dune 2

Florence Pugh is hardly the first actor to leap from indie to major studio filmmaking. It’s a busy thoroughfare, and you should use caution. In Hollywood, some individuals have more luck than others breaking into the industry.

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There’s hope for Florence Pugh’s future success since she has a clear sense of self and ambition. Pugh’s willingness to branch out into other cinematic genres is admirable. Acting allows her to choose roles that speak to her and stretch her artistically; she seems determined to make the most of this freedom.

Source: Total Film

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