Spitting out rumors, tensions on the set… Like the film “Don’t Worry Darling” rhymed “promo” with “chaos” at the Venice Film Festival

Spitting out rumors, tensions on the set… Like the film “Don’t Worry Darling” rhymed “promo” with “chaos” at the Venice Film Festival

Spitting out rumors, tensions on the set… Like the film “Don’t Worry Darling” rhymed “promo” with “chaos” at the Venice Film Festival

Will the Deauville Film Festival have the same atmosphere as the Venice Film Festival? Don’t worry honey, the second film by American actress and director Olivia Wilde, is presented on Saturday 10 September on the beaches of Calvados. After its passage in the Serenissima on Monday, the film and its cast will be the subject of scrutiny. Because, between the spitting voice of the singer and actor Harry Styles on his playmate Chris Pine, that of estrangement between the members of the team and the minimum wage provided by the main actress Florence Pugh for the promotion of the film, the media and social networks they had a field day trying to extricate reality from fiction. Franceinfo explains why Don’t worry honey caused a sensation.

Olivia Wilde says she fired Shia LaBeouf

A few days before the presentation of the film in Italy, on August 24, director Olivia Wilde gives an interview to the magazine variety (in English) where he explains why he replaced Shia LaBeouf, originally chosen to play one of the main characters, with singer and actor Harry Styles. “I say this despite being a person who admires his work. His creative process was not compatible with the ethics I expect from my productions”, explains. It is true that the star of transformers he doesn’t always have a good reputation on set.

Above all, a complaint from his ex-girlfriend, the singer FKA Twigs, weighs on him for domestic violence. “Many things have happened due to his behavior that upset me (…) I knew that with this particular project I would have put Florence [Pugh] in a position of vulnerability. My priority was that she felt safe and supported. “adds Olivia Wilde.

Shia LaBeouf denies it, revealing the messages sent by Olivia Wilde

Except that the actor has, in the process, assured, always inside variety (in English), who was doing very badly at the time of filming, in 2020, and who had chosen, alone, to leave the project. He even shares with the magazine, to support his version, the messages sent by the editor where she writes to him: “It’s never nice to say no to someone and I respect your honesty”. “I am honored that you wanted to carry out this project with me, that I was able to tell this story with you. I am sad, because it could have been something special”he wrote him.

Shia LaBeouf also forwards a variety a video, claiming it was sent to him by Olivia Wilde. The short sequence it soon went viral. At the wheel of a car, the actress and director tries to persuade the actor to return to the project, while emphasizing the behavior of actress Florence Pugh, whom she nicknames “Miss Flo”. I’m not ready to give up. I am also heartbroken and want to understand what happened. You know, I think this might be a red flag for Miss Flo, and I want to know if you’re ready to hit it on with me, with us. If she really gets involved, with her mind and heart, and if you can make peace – I respect your point of view, and hers – is there any hope? Tell me what you think?Re-launched on the subject at a press conference in Venice, the director did not respond, on the moderator of the debate declined the question.

Did Harry Styles spit on Chris Pine? The “spitgate” turns on Twitter

After the film’s screening in Venice, a scene moved Twitter on Tuesday. Harry Styles arrives in the room, to the applause of his partner Chris Pine and director Olivia Wilde sitting next to him. The singer leans towards the star of star Trek before sitting down. Chris Pine suddenly changes his attitude. Thus was born the “spitgate” (the “spitting scandal”). Did Harry Styles spit on Chris Pine? Slow motion videos and images run on social networks, everyone tries to dissect the sequence. Other Twitter users simply pointed out that Chris Pine stopped cheering because he had just found his sunglasses he thought were missing.

Unable to get version of affected principals. However, the actor’s agent denied any “spitgate” in a whose statement The Hollywood reporter echoes (in English). “This is a ridiculous story, totally made up, and the result of a bizarre online illusion that is clearly misleading and allows for foolish speculation, the rep said. Let’s be clear, Harry Styles didn’t spit on Chris Pine. There is nothing but respect between these two men and contrary insinuations and a blatant attempt to create a drama that simply does not exist. “

Signs of tension between Florence Pugh and Olivia Wilde

The attitude of the film’s lead actress, the British Florence Pugh, also caused a stir. She only arrived in Venice for the screening of the film, thus skipping the team’s press conference, as reported by BuzzFeed. (in English). Filming of Dunes 2 in Budapest it takes too long, suggests Olivia Wilde, visibly uncomfortable. The topic can make you smile. Timothée Chalamet, protagonist of Denis Villeneuve’s film, parades through the streets of La Sérénissime. As for Florence Pugh, she appears in a video, she all smiles, a glass of Spritz in hand, she seems happy to arrive in Venice.

Upon arrival on the red carpet, the 26-year-old actress hugs everyone, except Olivia Wilde and Harry Styles, busy signing autographs, BuzzFeed reports (in English) who publishes the photos. Rebelote during the 4-minute standing ovation after the screening, Florence Pugh hugs Gemma Chan and Nick Kroll, two other cast members, but ignores Harry Styles, Chris Pine and Olivia Wilde. She ends up slipping away before the end.

Why such behavior? Tensions between cast members surfaced during filming, reports PageSix (in English), against the backdrop of the relationship started by Olivia Wilde and Harry Styles. The release of the film’s trailer in May, and the focus on the sex scene between Florence Pugh and Harry Styles, seem to have heightened tensions.

Interviewed by the magazine Harper’s BazaarFlorence Pugh regrets that the film and its interpretation boil down to this sequence: “That’s not why I’m in this industry. Of course, when you hire the world’s most famous pop star, you can’t avoid this kind of conversation. But I refuse to discuss it, because the film is better than that.”

In front of the press in Venice, Olivia Wilde tried to calm things down by calling Florence Pugh a real one “force” For the movie.As for all the gossip and endless noise from the tabloids, the internet feeds on itself. I don’t feel obliged to contribute “.she added. But the rumors will not stop since then Rebecca Corbin-Murray, Florence Pugh’s stylist, commented on Instagram on a photo of the actress with a caption full of allusions: “Miss Flo”. Continuation of the promo (and chaos?) In Deauville.

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