Winner of two BAFTA film awards and nominated for five academy awards including Best Picture, Carrie Mulligan stars in one of the most poignant and daring films of the year, directed by Emerald Fennel.
WINNER OF TWO BAFTA FILM AWARDS AND NOMINATED FOR FIVE ACADEMY AWARDS INCLUDING BEST PICTURE DIVE DEEPER INTO ONE OF THE MOST ACCLAIMED, POIGNANT AND DARING FILMS OF THE YEAR INCLUDING BONUS CONTENT FROM BAFTA AND ACADEMY AWARD WINNING DIRECTOR AND WRITER EMERALD FENNELL AND STARRING ACADEMY AWARD NOMINEE CAREY MULLIGAN
Driven by a mysterious and tragic event in her past, a young woman seeks out vengeance in this thrilling and wildly entertaining story about a delicious new take on revenge in Promising Young Woman (2020), "one of the most darkly entertaining films you’ll see all year" (Daily Mail). Available to Download and Keep from 16th July and own it on Blu-ray and DVD 2nd August from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment.
Critically acclaimed, Promising Young Woman is the riveting, genre-bending must-own dark comedy of the year that combines masterful filmmaking with an unapologetic look at female empowerment and social justice with a deeply powerful twist. This edgy thriller is the directorial debut of ground breaking filmmaker Emerald Fennell ("Killing Eve", "The Crown") who wrote the vibrant, twisted and suspenseful story. Showcasing an incredible ensemble cast lead by Academy Award® nominee Carey Mulligan (An Education, Drive) "Carey Mulligan is at her ice-cold best" (The Guardian) and with an iconic soundtrack, fans can now go behind-the-scenes of the provocative and sensational film with exclusive bonus content, including featurettes with the cast and crew, offering deeper insight into the edge-of-your-seat story that everyone is talking about.
Dazzling critics and audiences alike, Promising Young Woman offers a gripping and foreboding comedic look at toxic culture norms that permeate throughout society. This captivating film has won over an impressive 107 awards to date and has racked up over an astonishing 168 award nominations to date. Garnering four Golden Globe® nominations including Best Motion Picture - Drama, Best Director, Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama and Best Screenplay, the film has also earned five Academy Awards nominations including Best Picture, Best Performance By An Actress In A Leading Role and Best Achievement In Directing, six Critics Choice Award nominations including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actress, and Best Screenplay, two BAFTA awards including Best Film Outstanding British Film and Original Screenplay, a 2021 SAG Award® nomination for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role, a 2021 Writers Guild Award nomination for Best Original Screenplay, nine Hollywood Critics Association Award nominations and was named one of the Top Ten Films of the year by the National Board of Review.
Everyone said Cassie (Mulligan) was a promising young woman...until a mysterious event abruptly derailed her future. But nothing in Cassie’s life is what it appears to be: she’s wickedly smart, tantalizingly cunning, and she’s living a secret double life by night. Now, an unexpected encounter is about to give Cassie a chance to right the wrongs of the past in this thrilling and wildly entertaining story. Featuring incredible must-see performances from the entire cast, the bold and gritty Promising Young Woman is led by critically acclaimed Mulligan who received the Los Angeles Film Critics Best Actress award for her role and has a phenomenal supporting cast including Bo Burnham (Eighth Grade, The Big Sick), Alison Brie (Sleeping With Other People, “GLOW”), Clancy Brown (The Shawshank Redemption, Thor: Ragnarok), Jennifer Coolidge (Legally Blonde, American Pie), Laverne Cox (“Orange Is the New Black,” Grandma), Connie Britton (“Dirty John,” “Friday Night Lights”), Alfred Molina (Frida, Spider-Man 2), Adam Brody (Shazam!, “The OC”), Max Greenfield (“New Girl,” The Big Short), Christopher Mintz-Plasse (Superbad, Kick-Ass), Chris Lowell (The Help, Up in the Air), Sam Richardson (“Veep,” “New Girl”), and Molly Shannon (“Divorce,” Superstar).
By turns darkly hilarious and heart-wrenching, the astonishing film is packed with daring and thought-provoking moments from beginning to end by writer-director Fennell. From Academy Award®-winning production company FilmNation Entertainment and the filmmakers behind The King’s Speech, Arrival and The Big Sick and alongside LuckyChap Entertainment producers Margot Robbie (I, Tonya, Dreamland), Tom Ackerley (Dreamland, Terminal) and Josey McNamara (Dreamland, Terminal).
Promising Young Woman is a must-own film with a profound message for all and "one of the most important films in years" (Metro) available to Download and Keep from 16th July and on Blu-ray & DVD 2nd August from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment.
- A Promising Story - Writer/Director Emerald Fennell discusses her inspirations for writing this bold, genre-bending film
- A Promising Ensemble - Writer/Director Emerald Fennell joins the cast to discuss the fresh and unique characters within the film