Promising Young Woman Movie

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Who's Involved:

Margot Robbie, Carey Mulligan, Molly Shannon, Clancy Brown, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Laverne Cox, Connie Britton, Jennifer Coolidge, Bo Burnham, Ashley Fox, Alison Brie, Adam Brody, Max Greenfield, Chris Lowell, Ben Browning, Josey McNamara, Emerald Fennell, Tom Ackerley, Sam Richardson, Josey McNamar

Release Date:

Friday, December 25, 2020 (Nationwide)
Friday, January 15, 2021 (VOD / Digital)


Runtime: N/A
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

Everyone said Cassie (Carey Mulligan) was a promising young woman ... until a tragic event abruptly derailed her future. Now she’s a medical school drop-out, living at home with her worried parents and working at a coffee shop with a concerned boss (Laverne Cox). It seems like she is at a standstill, except for the double life Cassie leads at night...

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Who stars in Promising Young Woman: Cast List

"She Said" , "Outback"  

"The Disaster Artist" , "Horse Girl"  

"Joe Bell" , "Professor Marston & The Wonder Women"  

"CHiPs" , "Welcome to the Jungle"  

"Swan Song" , "Shotgun Wedding"  

"Jolt" , "Grandma"  

"What Men Want" , "The Glass Castle"  

"Neighbors" , "The Disaster Artist"  

"The Tomorrow War" , "Werewolves Within"  

"Hotel Transylvania: Transformania" , "Hotel Transylvania"  

"Love and Honor" , "Brightest Star"  

"The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run" , "Stronger"  

Who's making Promising Young Woman: Crew List

A look at the Promising Young Woman behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's writer Emerald Fennell last wrote Zatanna.


Emerald Fennell


Tom Ackerley
Ben Browning
Emerald Fennell
Ashley Fox
Josey McNamar

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Production: What we know about Promising Young Woman?

Key Facts

  1. Promising Young Woman will be available at home on demand for a 48-hour rental period beginning Friday, January 15th (1/10/2021).
  2. Focus Features will release Promising Young Woman on Friday April 17, 2020 domestically in North America (11/27/19)
  3. The filmmakers of Promising Young Woman also include production designer Michael Perry (Under the Silver Lake; Killer Elite), costume designer Nancy Steiner (Twin Peaks; The Killing of a Sacred Deer) and director of photography Benjamin Kracun (Beast; The Tunnel).
  4. Focus Features and Universal Pictures International will distribute the film worldwide, excluding Australia, New Zealand, Benelux, Israel, Greece, Middle East, CIS, and South Africa.

Filming Timeline

  1. March 2020: The film was in Completed status.
  2. November 2019: The film was in Post-Production status.
  3. March 2019: The film was in Production status.
  4. February 2019: The film was in Development status.
  5. February 2019: The film was in Pre-Production status.
  6. Expected to shoot spring 2019.

Promising Young Woman Release Date: When was the film released?

Promising Young Woman was released in 2020 on Friday, December 25, 2020 (Nationwide release). There were 7 other movies released on the same date, including Wonder Woman 1984, News of the World and Pinocchio.

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