On Dec. 15, MGM Studios launched the trailer for “A Good Person,” teasing Zach Braff and Florence Pugh’s first collaboration since their practically three-year relationship got here to an finish earlier this 12 months. The heartbreaking drama options Braff behind the digicam as the author and director, and Pugh because the lead actor. The former “Scrubs” star had written the script with the “Don’t Worry Darling” actor in thoughts.
“A Good Person” facilities round Allison (Pugh), a younger lady who experiences a sudden accident that modifications the course of her life. The trailer begins with a romantic scene between her and her fiancé Nathan (Chinaza Uche) at a vacation celebration. Meanwhile, Morgan Freeman, who performs Nathan’s father Daniel, narrates an idyllic world full of affection and comfortable endings. Then, tragedy strikes when Allison and Nathan’s sister get right into a automobile accident, which Allison survives and her fiance’s sister doesn’t.
“The film that we made collectively genuinely was in all probability one in every of my most favourite experiences.”
As Allison, Nathan, and Daniel reel from the lack of their daughter, sister, and pal, Allison and Daniel’s paths converge as they battle with alcohol and drug abuse. Amidst grief, dependancy, and struggles of getting older, Alison and Daniel discover hope in an sudden bond value watching.
Despite the heavy subject material, the trailer ties in a contact of humor, evoking the acquainted polarity of Braff’s debut movie, “Garden State.” Like the 2004 movie, “A Good Person,” can also be set in his residence state, New Jersey.
In her cowl interview with Harper’s Bazaar in August, Pugh opened up about her breakup with Braff and their collaboration. “The film that we made collectively genuinely was in all probability one in every of my most favourite experiences,” she stated, “It felt like a really pure and straightforward factor to do.”
“The Wonder” star additionally defined their resolution to maintain the break up personal. “We’ve been making an attempt to do that separation with out the world realizing, as a result of it has been a relationship that everyone has an opinion on,” Pugh informed the publication. “We simply felt one thing like this might actually do us the advantage of not having hundreds of thousands of individuals telling us how comfortable they’re that we’re not collectively. So we have performed that. I routinely get a lumpy throat once I discuss it.”
Read on for all the things we find out about “A Good Person” to date.