Emerald Fennell’s killer script for Promising Young Woman won the much-deserved Best Original Screenplay at the Oscars recently. And today you can read it right here.
Check it out below!
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 of the past in this thrilling and wildly entertaining story.
Carey Mulligan stars with Bo Burnham, Alison Brie, Clancy Brown, Jennifer Coolidge, Laverne Cox, and Connie Britton. Adam Brody also stars along with Max Greenfield, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Sam Richardson, Alfred Molina, and Molly Shannon.
Emerald Fennell (The Crown) makes her writing and directorial debut.
Rated R for strong violence including sexual assault, language throughout, some sexual material, and also drug use. It sports a 90% approval rating over on Rotten Tomatoes. The Critics Consensus: A boldly provocative, timely thriller, Promising Young Woman is an auspicious feature debut for writer-director Emerald Fennell — and a career highlight for Carey Mulligan.
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