Promising Young Woman (2020 Film) Information

Promising Young Woman is a crime, drama, thriller film.  Emerald Fennell is the director of the PG-13 movie. 

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Cast

Carey Mulligan as Cassandra “Cassie” Thomas
Bo Burnham as Ryan Cooper
Alison Brie as Madison McPhee
Clancy Brown as Stanley Thomas
Jennifer Coolidge as Susan Thomas
Laverne Cox as Gail
Chris Lowell as Alexander “Al” Monroe
Connie Britton as Dean Elizabeth Walker
Adam Brody as Jerry
Max Greenfield as Joe Macklemore III
Christopher Mintz-Plasse as Neil
Sam Richardson as Paul
Molly Shannon as Mrs. Fisher
Steve Monroe as Detective Lincoln Waller
Angela Zhou as Todd
Francisca Estevez as Amber

Synopsis of the film

Everyone said Cassie (Carey 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.


Emerald Fennell discusses “Promising Young Woman” – Writer/Director/Producer

This is a movie about a woman who is dealing with terrible trauma but she also happens to be yearning for something a bit more normal.

Carey Mulligan – “Cassandra” – Executive Producer discusses “Promising Young Woman”

The film needs that kind of humor at the center of it. That’s going to be the thing that pulls her out of her solitary life is someone who just as funny.

Laverne Cox – “Gail” discusses Ryan

I think what is brilliant and beautiful about Ryan is that he is a good guy and yet there is real problematic stuff that Ryan has to look at in himself

Alison Brie “Madison” discusses consent

I think that this is a movie that should always exist and could be told at any time. Especially right now. We are all taking a closer look at consent and what it means in this movie’s really shaking that up.


Release date

The movie will be available on December 25, 2020.

Other notes

It is produced by Margot Robbie, Josey McNamara, Tom Ackerley, Ben Browning, Ashley Fox, Emerald Fennell.

The executive producers are Carey Mulligan, Glen Basner, Alison Cohen, Milan Popelka.

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