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Marvel actor Florence Pugh stars in Netflix’s next mysterious period drama – FIRST LOOK | Films | Entertainment

Hot off the heels of Marvel’s newest butt-kicking film Black Widow Pugh is already gearing up to return to her Midsommar roots. Today it was introduced Netflix is producing a model new movie titled The Wonder to be launched in 2022. The movie follows a nurse, Lib Wright (Pugh), in 1862 Ireland attending a mysterious case of a younger girl who would not eat.

The lady, Anna O’Donnell (performed by Kíla Lord Cassidy), stops consuming however stays miraculously alive and effectively – a lot to the horror of her village.

Pugh’s character visits this younger surprise to look at her obvious powers.

Tourists and pilgrims amass to witness how this lady is defying her biology, whereas she is alleged to have survived for months.

Of course, not the whole lot is so simple as it appears.

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In a movie that appears to be stuffed with twists and turns, The Wonder brings the village’s religion and prejudice into question as Anna’s powers are known as into question.

Is she a present from God, or harbouring one thing much more sinister?

Pugh is joined by a variety of actors together with Tom Burke, who performs Will Byrne, Niamh Algar, who performs Kitty O’Donnell and Elaine Cassidy, who performs Rosaleen O’Donnell.

The movie’s screenplay is being written by Emma Donoghue – who wrote the 2016 novel of the identical identify – Sebastian Lelio and Alice Birch.

Lelio stated: “Bringing the powerful novel The Wonder by Emma Donoghue to the screen not only offers me the chance to portray the collision between reason and faith, individual and community, obedience and rebellion, but also to explore my own interpretation of what a ‘period’ film can be.

“I couldn’t be extra thrilled that the magnetic and brave Florence Pugh will play our fierce feminine lead. I’m additionally excited to be reunited with Ed Guiney and Element, to have the privilege to work with Tessa Ross and House, and honoured that Netflix have chosen The Wonder as their first UK Features endeavour.”

Director of UK Features at Netflix Fiona Lamptey said: “The Wonder has the whole lot we’re in search of at Netflix for our UK & Ireland Film slate – a wealthy, genuine story that comes from these shores together with artistic excellence throughout supply materials, script, director and actors.

“I’m incredibly excited to work with such outstanding talent on a unique female lead story. Creating opportunities for UK & Irish talent like Florence in ambitious, distinctive stories of scale – embedded in our landscape – is a key commitment for the film slate we are building here.”

The movie relies on the novel of the identical identify by Donoghue.

Donoghue is greatest recognized for writing the e book Room, a novel which was later tailored into the 2015 movie of the identical identify, starring Brie Larson and Jacob Tremblay.

Larson’s efficiency as Joy Newsome earned her a Best Actress Oscar later that year.

The Wonder is presently capturing on location in Ireland and is due for launch on Netflix in 2022.

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