‘Don’t Worry, Darling’: Release date, plot, cast and all you need to know about Olivia Wilde's film starring Harry Styles

‘Don’t Worry, Darling’: Release date, plot, cast and all you need to know about Olivia Wilde's film starring Harry Styles
Chris Pine, Olivia Wilde, Harry Styles, Florence Pugh, Dakota Johnson (Getty Images)

In 2018, actor Olivia Wilde won over a new set of fans with her directorial debut, the high school comedy ‘Booksmart’. The actor, who is most famously known for her role in ‘House MD’, created a film that received such rave reviews that audiences have since been waiting for her to show her magic again. And that wait is over. Wilde is soon to bring to us another film. This one is called ‘Don’t Worry, Darling’.

Release date

New Line is planning a fall production start for the film. No release date for ‘Don’t Worry, Darling’ has been announced yet.


Little has been revealed about the movie’s plot, as of yet. ‘Don’t Worry, Darling’ is reportedly set in an isolated, utopian community in the 1950s California desert. The film, per IMDb, has been described as a psychological thriller, and it revolves around an unhappy wife.



Katie Silberman, who worked with Wilde on her directorial debut 'Booksmart', wrote the screenplay based on a spec script by Shane and Carey Van Dyke. Vertigo Entertainment’s Roy Lee and Miri Yoon will produce with Wilde and Silberman. Catherine Hardwicke will executive produce alongside Shane and Carey Van Dyke.

New Line reportedly bought ‘Don’t Worry, Darling’ in August 2019, after 18 bids were submitted for the project with Wilde and Silberman attached. That deal came on the heels of ‘Booksmart’. 



Olivia Wilde

Olivia Wilde. (Getty Images)

The 36-year-old American actor and filmmaker is best known for her role as Remy ‘Thirteen’ Hadley on ‘House MD’. Her other notable roles in films include ‘Conversations with Other Women’, ‘Alpha Dog’, ‘Tron: Legacy’, ‘Cowboys & Aliens’, ‘Butter’, ‘Drinking Buddies’, ‘The Incredible Burt Wonderstone’, ‘Rush’, ‘The Lazarus Effect’, ‘Love the Coopers’, and ‘Meadowland’.


For directing ‘Booksmart’, Wilde won the Independent Spirit Award for Best First Feature. She is set to direct an upcoming Marvel project and will direct and executive produce the Searchlight feature ‘Perfect’. In ‘Don’t Worry, Darling’, Wilde also has a key supporting role.


Harry Styles

Harry Styles. (Getty Images)

The 26-year-old British singer, songwriter, and actor rose to fame on the British music competition series ‘The X Factor’. Following his elimination early on, he was brought back to join the boy band One Direction, which eventually became one of the best-selling boy bands of all time. After the band's indefinite hiatus in 2016, Styles signed with Columbia Records as a solo artist. 


Styles, who made his acting debut in Christopher Nolan’s ‘Dunkirk’, replaced Shia LaBeouf in ‘Don’t Worry, Darling’, who departed the project due to a scheduling conflict.  

Florence Pugh

Florence Pugh. (Getty Images)

The 24-year-old British actor made her debut in 2014’s ‘The Falling’. Following that, her role as an unhappily married woman in the independent drama ‘Lady Macbeth’ gained her acclaim. It was a performance that won her the BIFA Award for Best Actress. Pugh’s other acclaimed roles include films like ‘Outlaw King’, ‘Malevolent’, ‘Midsommar’, and ‘Little Women’.


Chris Pine

Chris Pine. (Getty Images)

The 40-year-old American actor made his feature film debut as Lord Devereaux in ‘The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement’. But he is best known for playing James T. Kirk in the ‘Star Trek’ reboot film series. His other notable roles include films like ‘Unstoppable’, ‘Into the Woods’, ‘Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit’, ‘Hell or High Water’, ‘The Finest Hours’, ‘Wonder Woman’, and ‘Outlaw King’.


Dakota Johnson

Dakota Johnson. (Getty Images)

The 30-year-old American actor and model is known for her roles in films like ‘21 Jump Street’, ‘Goats’, ‘The Five-Year Engagement’, the ‘Fifty Shades’ film series, ‘Black Mass’, ‘A Bigger Splash’, ‘How to Be Single’, ‘Suspiria’, ‘Bad Times at the El Royale’, and more.



No trailer for ‘Don’t Worry, Darling’ has been released as of yet. Watch this space for more details.

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‘Thirty Years of Adonis’, ‘Tomorrowland: A World Beyond’, ‘Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets’, ‘Jonah Who Will Be 25 in the Year 2000’, and ‘Black Panther’.


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