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Three years since making his feature acting debut in Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk, Harry Styles has chosen his next onscreen role.
Styles has joined the A-list ensemble of Olivia Wilde’s next directorial effort Don’t Worry Darling at New Line. The already announced cast includes Florence Pugh, Chris Pine and Dakota Johnson, as well as Wilde in a supporting role.
Styles replaces Shia LaBeouf, who had previously been attached to the project but had to exit due to scheduling conflicts.
Details on the film are being kept secret but the setting is an isolated, utopian community in the 1950s California desert and centers on a housewife who uncovers a disturbing truth about her seemingly perfect life.
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 won Don’t Worry Darling in a competitive situation, which saw up to studios and streamers vying for the project. The project is being overseen by studio execs Richard Brener, Daria Cercek and Celia Khong.
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