Darling Don’t Worry Cinematographer Says Film Set Was The ‘Most Harmonious’ He’s Ever Worked On

Darling Don’t Worry Cinematographer Says Film Set Was The ‘Most Harmonious’ He’s Ever Worked On

BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA - SEPTEMBER 19: Matthew Libatique attends the AFI 50th Anniversary Celebration at Greystone Mansion on September 19, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California.  (Photo by Michael Kovac/FilmMagic for AFI)

BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA – SEPTEMBER 19: Matthew Libatique attends the AFI 50th Anniversary Celebration at Greystone Mansion on September 19, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Michael Kovac/FilmMagic for AFI)

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The IS Don’t worry dear It was an amazing film set to work on, according to cinematographer Matthew Libatique.

As he speaks The Hollywood Reporter Behind the Screen podcast, Libatique shared his experience working on the upcoming psychological thriller, directed by Olivia Wilde.

“This is probably the most harmonious set I’ve ever been on,” he said. “Olivia built a team that believed in her, and she believed in everyone on the set.”

“When you hear rumors that there’s an altercation on set, I deny it. It wasn’t clear at all,” he continued.

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Referring to the off-screen drama surrounding the film, Libatique added, “Whatever happened, it happened after I left and started doing something else.”

“I didn’t witness anything, and I didn’t feel anything,” the two-time Oscar nominee noted. “You know, you feel like something might be going on, and I didn’t feel anything.”

VENICE, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 05: (CD) Arianne Phillips, guest, Katie Silberman, Miri Yoon, Gemma Chan, Harry Styles, Sydney Chandler, director Olivia Wilde, Chris Pine, Florence Pugh, Nick Kroll, Matthew Libatique and Roy Lee present the

VENICE, ITALY – SEPTEMBER 05: (CD) Arianne Phillips, guest, Katie Silberman, Miri Yoon, Gemma Chan, Harry Styles, Sydney Chandler, director Olivia Wilde, Chris Pine, Florence Pugh, Nick Kroll, Matthew Libatique and Roy Lee present the

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Don’t worry dear stars Harry Styles and Florence Pugh as Jack and Alice, a young couple living in the perfect company town of Victory, California, in the 1950s. As cracks emerge in their idyllic community, Alice becomes obsessed with the nature of her husband’s work. Shia LaBeouf was originally set to play Jack, but in September 2020 it was revealed that the actor, 36, had left the film and that Styles, 28, had signed on in his place.

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From LaBeouf’s casting change to Wilde’s romance with Styles, the film has generated headlines since the moment it was announced in July 2019.

During the conversation with THRLibatique added that Wilde, 38, has “something very special” as a director, adding that “she is very visual and open and likes to take a lot of chances.”

Meanwhile, speaking of Pugh, 26, he said: “She could do anything.”

The film is Wilde’s second directorial project after 2019 Booksmartand the actress-turned-director has opened up about the pressure she faces with her sophomore film.

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“It’s harder for women to get a second chance at directing,” Wilde said Diversity. “Fewer people will invest in the second film of a woman than a man.”

Don’t worry dear is in theaters September 23.

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