At CinemaCon, a paid industry gathering, Olivia Wilde was thrilled to expose cinema exhibitors to her next movie, “Don’t Worry Darling.”
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The first clip from Wilde’s second film, a psychological thriller starring Florence Pugh and Harry Styles, was about to be shown on stage. Jason Sudeikis, it was revealed that it had originally included a script.
At the time, Sudeikis said he had no prior knowledge that Wilde would be served at the event and refused to be associated with the incident.
According to a statement on Sudeikis’ behalf, “Papers were prepared to establish jurisdiction about the children of Ms. Wilde and Mr. Sudeikis. “Mr. Sudeikis had no clue of the time or location that the envelope would have been delivered as this would solely be up to the process service company involved, and he would never condone her being served in such an inappropriate manner,” reads a statement from the company that handled the service of the summons.
Wilde now discusses the CinemaCon incident
Without mentioning Sudeikis, Wilde refers to the CinemaCon incident by saying, “It was my workplace. “It would be seen as an assault in any other job. It was very distressing. That shouldn’t have been possible.
Security was seriously compromised, which is unsettling. It required planning because of the obstacles you had to overcome to enter the room with multiple badges and the unique COVID tests you had to do days in advance to receive the required wristbands to enter the event.
When the mystery envelope interrupted Wilde during her presentation at the Las Vegas convention, she continued without missing a beat.
But, you know, it wasn’t wholly surprising to me, she continues. There’s a reason I ended that relationship, after all.
According to a recent court decision, Wilde’s children reside in California, not New York, as Sudeikis had requested. Since Sudeikis film “Ted Lasso” in London, Wilde first relocated there with her family a few years ago. She now divides her time between the U.K. and L.A.
The only ones who suffered were my children, who will have to witness what happened even though they shouldn’t have to. Wilde describes the CinemaCon event as “appalling for me, but the victims were an 8- and 5-year-old, and that’s awful.” “I decided to walk in the spotlight, not my family.
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Wilde decided she wanted a vacation, and the movie went back into development. She adds that this year was the perfect time for her to be a stay-at-home mother. “It was not the right year for me to spend all day on a set,’ she said. It was time for me to take a break and focus on my children when I had them.
“They are my universe… They are my best pals,” says Wilde of her two kids.