Florence Pugh: Indie Film Fans Pissed Off I Joined Marvel Movies

Florence Pugh revealed to Time journal that lots of people within the unbiased movie group have been “pissed off” at her when she determined to affix the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Pugh made a reputation for herself with acclaimed roles in indies comparable to “Lady Macbeth” and “Midsommar” earlier than incomes an Oscar nomination for Greta Gerwig’s “Little Women.” She joined the MCU as Yelena Belova in “Black Widow” and reprised the position within the Disney+ collection “Hawkeye.” Yelena will likely be again in Marvel’s upcoming tentpole movie “Thunderbolts.”

“So many people in the indie film world were really pissed off at me,” Pugh mentioned. “They were like, ‘Great, now she’s gone forever.’ And I’m like, no, I’m working as hard as I used to work. I’ve always done back-to-back movies. It’s just people are watching them now. You just have to be a bit more organized with your schedule.”

While Pugh has hit the mainstream together with her Marvel position, she hasn’t turned her again on unbiased movies. In between Marvel motion pictures, she shot Sebastian Lelio’s Netlfix-backed drama “The Wonder” and earned acclaim from critics for her position. She just lately headlined Zach Braff’s newest indie directorial effort, “A Good Person.”

Back in March, Pugh instructed Total Film journal that some individuals within the trade instructed her that she was “never going to go back to small movies again” after making the leap to the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

“It always kind of wound me up,” she mentioned. “Because I think there’s beauty in all types of those films. There’s beauty in the massive, epic storylines like ‘Dune,’ like Marvel, like even ‘Oppenheimer’ that I did. They’re amazing, mega movies. And then there’s also beauty in all these little ones that not everyone is going to see, but are going to affect the right person at the right time. I’ve never, ever only thought that I was going to just do one type of movie. I’ve always known that I want to dabble in all areas.” 

“Thunderbolts” is ready to reach in theaters July 2024. Before that, Pugh will star in Christopher Nolan’s “Oppenheimer” and will likely be making her debut in a unique large studio franchise: She’s enjoying Princess Irulan in Denis Villeneuve’s “Dune: Part Two,” becoming a member of a forged that features the likes of Timothée Chalamet, Zendaya and Austin Butler.

“I needed people who have the necessary charisma,” Villeneuve instructed Time journal about assembling the forged for his “Dune” sequel. “I think Florence, Zendaya, Timothée [Chalamet], and Austin [Butler], they will be the new power in Hollywood. These strong, charismatic figures will drag people back to the theater.”

“Dune: Part Two” opens in theaters November 3 from Warner Bros.

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