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WB to Campaign For Florence Pugh For Best Actress Despite Extreme Controversy Surrounding ‘Don’t Worry Darling’

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Florence Pugh is a somewhat underrated actress that deserves more recognition in mainstream Hollywood. Warner Bros. in their attempt to find the spotlight has considered Florence Pugh’s nomination as the Best Actress for Don’t Worry Darling.

Not only this, but the controversies surrounding the cast and crew of Don’t Worry Darling is enough for people to dislike the film in which Florence Pugh becomes collateral damage.

Florence Pugh in Don't Worry Darling (2022).
Florence Pugh in Don’t Worry Darling (2022).

Florence Pugh Does Not Have The Audience’s Support

Directed by Olivia WildeDon’t Worry Darling follows the life of a husband-wife duo living in an experimental city called Victory. The film depicts gender-specified roles and duties following which cracks start to appear in this perfect simulation.

Florence Pugh.
Florence Pugh.

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Although the plot, as interesting as it sounds, did not manage to hold the film together as the cast and crew fell apart during the filming. Despite the controversies, Don’t Worry Darling managed to get a 74% audience score on Rotten Tomatoes and a low 38% critic score.

Florence Pugh, who leads the film as Alice found herself in the spotlight when WB named her a nomination for the best actress. Fans (or not so-fans) took to Twitter to react to the news and how neither the film nor the acting is award-worthy.

Florence Pugh indeed has had some great roles to her name such as Yelena Belova in Black Widow (2021), Dani in Midsommar (2019), and will be seen in Dune 2 (2023). Despite the acting skills that the fine actress possesses, it seems that the failure of the movie is the reason for people’s unhelpful reaction. To add fuel to the fire, some people also state that this is the only movie that Warner Bros. Discovery can submit to the Academy Awards since 2022 was not really their year!

Suggested: “They cut us from most of the movies”: After Feud With Florence Pugh, Don’t Worry Darling’s Director Olivia Wilde Criticised For Butchering Kiki Layne’s Character in the Movie

Florence Pugh’s Controversies In Don’t Worry Darling

Florence Pugh and Scarlet Johansson in Black Widow (2021).
Florence Pugh and Scarlet Johansson in Black Widow (2021).

Related: “He looks sick and tired of it”: Chris Pine Looks Desperate During ‘Don’t Worry Darling’ Premiere as Harry Styles Seen to Have Spit On Him For No Reason While Sitting Alongside Olivia Wilde

During the shooting of Don’t Worry Darling, it was revealed that Florence Pugh had some unsolved dispute with director Olivia Wilde. The dispute then later involved Harry Styles and Chris Pine as, during the premiere of the movie, the conflict reached new heights.

It was observed that during the premiere of Don’t Worry Darling, the Midsommar actress did not talk to director Olivia Wilde. It was also rumored that due to the conflict, Harry Styles allegedly spit on Chris Pine! The film which was supposed to be a turn-around for Warner Bros. Discovery and indirectly DC managed to stand at a rating of 6.2/10 on IMDB while managing to turn some profit at the global box office.

Don’t Worry Darling is available to rent on Apple TV.

Source: Twitter

Written by Visarg Acharya

Visarg Acharya joined FandomWire in 2022 as a Content Writer. Along with a penchant for writing, Visarg claims that words are the only true language made for him. Currently pursuing his B.Sc in Physics, the combination of Physics and Marvel make up for an interesting talk. Visarg Acharya has authored over 500 articles and reads books in his spare time along with an occasional series to accompany him.