Carey Mulligan stars in a brand new movie written and directed by Killing Eve showrunner Emerald Fennell (who additionally seems as a younger Camilla Parker Bowles on season three of The Crown). Fennell’s movie, Promising Younger Lady, stars Mulligan as a girl out for revenge after an surprising occasion derails her once-promising future. It’s a thriller, and a press launch describes the flick as a “a scrumptious new tackle revenge.”
The trailer opens with a bang: Mulligan’s Cassie slouches in a membership, and a person (performed by the much-beloved Adam Brody) comes over to see if she’s alright. He takes her dwelling, she passes out in his mattress, and it seems to be like the start of an all-too acquainted story of sexual assault. However then a lucid Cassie pops up. All shouldn’t be what it appears.
The plot follows Cassie as she delivers retribution to males for an unexplained occasion in her previous, one which brought about her to drop out of medical college. “Each week I am going to a membership,” Mulligan narrates. “I act like I’m too drunk to face. And a pleasant man comes over to see if I’m okay.”
She is. However they in all probability gained’t be. The electrifying trailer follows Cassie as she will get taken dwelling by varied males (together with Christopher Mintz-Plasse, aka Superbad’s McLovin), all of whom don’t like to consider themselves as predators.
“I’m a pleasant man,” Mintz-Plasse protests.
“Are you?” asks Mulligan, menacingly.
The clip, set to a violin taking part in Britney Spears’ “Poisonous,” additionally options snippets of an uncaring administrator (Connie Britton) who brushes apart Cassie’s unnamed claims, and an indignant frat boy-type (Chris Lowell) who dodges an accusation.
Promising Younger Lady is Fennell’s first function, and it’s set to premiere on the Sundance Movie Pageant in January, with a launch date set for April 17th, 2020. The trailer debuted to fairly the enthusiastic response. Test it out, under.