Don’t Worry Darling’s Venice Promo Was ‘Ridiculous’

Chris Pine attends the ‘Don’t Fear Darling’ photocall on the 79th Venice Worldwide Movie Pageant on September 5, 2022.
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Not right here for it. Chris Pine was simply as in the dead of night about potential drama surrounding the Don’t Fear Darling forged as followers had been — and he would have appreciated to maintain it that method.

“I completely didn’t find out about it, nor actually would I’ve cared,” the actor, 42, informed Esquire on Wednesday, March 1. “If I really feel badly, it’s as a result of the vitriol that the film bought was completely out of proportion with what was onscreen.”

The Star Trek star famous that hypothesis round forged dynamics on the Venice Movie Pageant left him disenchanted. “Venice was regular issues getting swept up in a story that folks wished to make, compounded by the metastasizing that may occur within the Twittersphere,” he continued. “It was ridiculous.”

Don’t Fear Darling, which was launched in September 2022, initially sparked curiosity on account of its mysterious plot. The drama, nevertheless, shortly escalated off display screen after followers began to query whether or not the movie’s lead Florence Pugh had points with director Olivia Wilde on account of her relationship with Harry Types.

In the course of the mission’s promotional tour, Pugh, 27, raised eyebrows when she opted out of doing press at Venice Movie Pageant. After touring to the occasion from the Dune 2 set, the Little Girls star skipped interviews and reunited together with her costars on the crimson carpet.

On the time, Wilde, 38, tried to close down rumors of a rift, telling reporters, “Florence is a power, and we’re so grateful that she’s in a position to make it tonight regardless of being in manufacturing on Dune. I do know, as a director, how disruptive it’s to lose an actor even for a day, so I’m very grateful to her, to [Dune director] Denis Villeneuve for serving to us. And we’re actually thrilled we’ll get to have a good time her work tonight. I can’t say sufficient how honored I’m to have her as our lead. She’s superb within the movie.”

In the meantime, Pine grew to become a subject of dialog after a video from the movie’s screening of him and Types, 29, went viral. The clip seemingly confirmed the musician spitting on the Princess Diaries 2 star as he sat down subsequent to him.

Chris Pine Admits He Wouldn’t Have 'Cared' About Potential 'Don’t Worry Darling' Drama, Refers to Venice Film Festival Promo ‘Ridiculous’

Nick Kroll, Florence Pugh, Chris Pine, Olivia Wilde, Sydney Chandler, Harry Types, and Gemma Chan attend the ‘Don’t Fear Darling’ premiere on the 79th Venice Worldwide Movie Pageant on September 5, 2022.
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Pine, for his half, shut down the claims, together with his rep telling Us Weekly in an announcement, “This can be a ridiculous story — an entire fabrication and the results of an odd on-line phantasm that’s clearly deceiving and permits for silly hypothesis.”

That very same month, Wilde addressed the rumors that her then-boyfriend spit on his coworker. “He didn’t! Harry didn’t spit on Chris,” she mentioned on The Late Present With Stephen Colbert, two months earlier than calling it quits with Types. “He didn’t! Harry didn’t spit on Chris.”

Whereas reflecting on his look on the occasion, Pine poked enjoyable on the social media reactions. “All of the memes I noticed about my face in Venice made me f—king chortle,” he added on Wednesday, referring to photographs of him which circulated after the competition. “Typically the query’s not that attention-grabbing, and also you simply f—king zone out, and also you’re taking a look at a ceiling as a result of it’s actually fairly.”