The saga of the alleged on-set drama surrounding the upcoming film “Don’t Worry Darling” may have helped define the film’s promotional circuit, but further marketing for the film seems to show a bit of drama is only an asset!
The film, which is set to be released on September 23rd and features the all-star combo of Harry Styles and Florence Pugh in lead roles, has made headlines for the last month surrounding certain alleged events that took place during its filming, many of which The Blast has covered.
Before we get into revisiting and exploring some of the alleged drama further, we’re taking a second to highlight the latest diamond-studded promotional advertisement for the film, starring a few ladies who undoubtfully know a thing or two about drama!
A few cast members from Bravo’s “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” are jumping into the mix by starring in a new ad. ‘RHOBH’s Dorit Kemsley, Crystal Kung-Minkoff, and Sutton Stracke are seen hanging out and chatting about all things “Don’t Worry Darling,” probably to the delight of ‘RHOBH’ super-fan and the leading man of the film!
Read on for more details about the new “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” and “Don’t Worry Darling” crossover!
Drama, You Say?
Several famous faces affiliated with the film are believed to have clashed while filming, and after “Don’t Worry Darling’s” recent premiere, some fans are thinking remnants of the alleged drama still exist among the cast!
One of the first notable instances alluding to an upset on set surfaced after the film’s director Olivia Wilde discussed actor Shia LeBeouf’s former involvement with “Don’t Worry Darling” in a Variety profile; LeBeouf had originally been set to play Styles’ role but was later replaced by the “Music For A Sushi Restaurant” singer after exiting the film.
“I say this as someone who is such an admirer of his work,” Wilde told the publication, “his process was not conducive to the ethos that I demand in my productions. He has a process that, in some ways, seems to require a combative energy, and I don’t personally believe that is conducive to the best performances…”
Variety also stated LeBeouf had been fired from the production.
LeBeouf later emailed Variety and denied he had been fired, and maintained he left the film on his own accord. He had also included screenshots of text messages he and Wilde exchanged two years ago to provide a fuller picture. (per The Blast)
Pugh and Wilde were also rumored to have struggled with one another behind the scenes.
According to one of our reports covering their alleged feud, Pugh and Wilde were said to have been at odds concerning Wilde’s romance with Styles that had begun while she was still set to tie the knot with Jason Sudeikis.
Pugh allegedly took issue with the relationship.
Wilde also spoke about the reports alleging trouble between her and “Don’t Worry Darling’s” lead actress in her aforementioned Variety profile.
“There has been a lot out there that I largely don’t pay attention to,” she said, and later revealed additional speculation surrounding Pugh and Styles’ salary for the film “really upset” her.
Styles and Chris Pine were also brought into the rumor mill after footage from the Venice, Italy premiere surfaced and made the rounds on Twitter where many fans believed Styles had spit on his co-star’s shoe once returning to his seat in the audience.
The situation was affectionately dubbed ‘spitgate 2022‘ by Twitter users.
Beverly Hills Beauties Meet A Hollywood Movie!
I didn’t care about Don’t Worry Darling in the slightest until now pic.twitter.com/T1cw120KPt
— Aidan (@aidanthereup) September 16, 2022
The current season of the “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” is winding down, and some of the California beauties are shifting their attention to other notable popular culture events!
In the ad, which is circulating on Twitter, the aforementioned trio is seen excitedly watching the film in theaters, with Kemsley wide-eyed and enjoying a bowl of popcorn with Stracke and Minkoff.
The gals are then seen gathered around a table with drinks on hand, and chatting about how much they enjoyed the film. Minkoff calls it “so good” and Stracke exclaims “Oh my gosh, I loved it!”
Minkoff goes on to describe “Don’t Worry Darling” as a “roller-coaster” and praised its never-ending feeling of suspense. “You never knew what was going to happen,” she added.
Kemsley praised Pugh’s character, calling her a “capable and strong woman,” and added viewers “could tell Harry Styles was fully invested in his character.”
Stracke later joked she “wouldn’t make a good housewife” in the film’s fictional town of Victory, and jokes that the ladies “might have some competition here” with the town’s women.
The one-minute-long ad features clips from the film throughout!
The ‘RHOBH’ ladies recently wrapped filming for season 12’s reunion discussion with Andy Cohen per a recent report from The Blast!