Focus Features will release revenge saga Promising Woman starring Carey Mulligan in North America on April 17, 2020.
Universal Pictures International will distribute the film internationally, excluding Australia, New Zealand, Benelux, Israel, Greece, Middle East, CIS, and South Africa.
Emerald Fennell (Killing Eve) directs the story of Cassie, a dazzling woman who lives a secret double life at night and exacts a particular form of revenge on the predatory men who cross her path. Laverne Cox plays her concerned boss.
Co-starring alongside Mulligan and Cox are Bo Burnham and an ensemble that includes Alison Brie, Connie Britton, Jennifer Coolidge, Max Greenfield, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Chris Lowell, Sam Richardson, Molly Shannon, and Clancy Brown.
Fennell is producing Promising Woman with Margot Robbie, Tom Ackerley, and Josey McNamara for LuckyChap Entertainment, and Ben Browning and Ashley Fox for FilmNation Entertainment.
Mulligan’s credits include Suffragette, Mudbound, An Education, and The Great Gatsby.