Bradley Cooper was a great supporter of Don’t Worry Darling

Olivia Wilde says Bradley Cooper provided valuable support while directing and starring don’t worry darling.

While talking to Maggie Gyllenhaal interview magazineWilde, 38, opened up about making the upcoming thriller, including why she decided to star in the film and her relationship with the film’s main characters, Florence Pugh and Harry Styles.

When asked why he decided not only to direct but also to star, book smart The director kept her answer simple.

After trying to find a suitable person, the casting director suggested her for the role. Everyone said, ‘Oh, it’s so great,'” Wilde told Gyllenhaal, 44, who directed it. lost daughter.

After all, one of those directors was Cooper, 47, who starred in and directed the 2018 hit movie. birth of a star I am currently working concurrently at Maestro“Cooper has been a great supporter,” said Wilde. ”

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After deciding to do so, Wilde found that the task was not as easy as it seemed. “All these men were doing this in comfortable shoes. Part of that was I was wearing a bustier and heels and a wig,” she said. It was coming to me with a necessary but frustrating fix for .

But Wild doesn’t regret his decision. She “felt it was important to be in solidarity with the actors,” she said, not just the director sitting in the air-conditioned video village and sweating comfortably.

Wilde also said that Chris Pine “probably initially agreed to do the film as a favor to an old friend, and then he really took it and did it,” and that she had been working with him for “about 20 years.” know.

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As for the film’s other stars, Pugh and Stiles, Wilde had nothing but praise.

“She’s insanely talented,” said Wilde. midsommar Actress, 26. “She was passionate about pursuing the most authentic version of every moment. She also said that my real goal was to create a love story between her and Harry that felt sincere.” I knew it was… for them as a couple.”

Wilde added that they were both “very loving people” and helped them “distinguish between acting love and genuine love” in the film.

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“Harry, who is clearly a musician, seemed like he had no choice but to work as hard as he could and put his all into the scene,” Wilde said of the 28-year-old singer. return. ”

“A lot of the time when it’s not your scene and you’re in a supporting role, people give 80 percent,” she added. He was there for everyone, the crew and the production, and the tone he set was such a positive force.”

don’t worry darling It hits theaters on September 23rd.

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