The trailer for The miracle reveals a closer look at Florence Pugh’s latest role. Netflix’s upcoming psychological thriller is based on the novel of the same name by Irish-Canadian author Emma Donoghue, who also wrote Room. The story is based on the famous Victorian-era ‘fasting girls’, which centers on an 11-year-old girl Anna (Kila Lord Cassidy), who stops eating for months without harming her health. Pugh plays a nurse named Lib Wright in the film, who goes to Anna’s village in the Irish Midlands to observe the girl, who is either the result of a miracle or something darker.
The first Netflix production of Pugh will be directed by Sebastián Lelio, starring Tom Burke, Ciarán Hinds, Toby Jones and Niamh Algar along with many other English and Irish actors. After her successful runs in period dramas such as the falling and little women, The miracle marks a return to form for Pugh with his 1860 institution. Pugh shared set photos from The miracle last August, revealing both her character’s appearance and the bleak rural setting. Now, a trailer released by Netflix offers more details about the upcoming movie.
Posted in the trailer by Netflix today the eerie tone of the thriller is palpable. Despite being set almost a century earlier don’t worry darling, The role of Pugh seems to bear some similarities to her character, in that she is the only voice shouting that something is wrong among a sea of strangely secretive inhabitants of the city. The miracle trailer starts off slowly, before showing flashes of fast-paced footage teasing a number of potentially supernatural happenings and multiple fires, as well as Pugh’s own unraveling as she stays in the village longer. See the video above.
Other Upcoming Florence Pugh Projects
After Pugh’s critically acclaimed roles in Little Women, The Falling, King Lear, and Lady Macbeth, she will definitely knock this role out of the park. In addition to her credits as a master of historical dramas, Pugh has proved her mettle in playing characters who eventually succumb to their disturbing and potentially sinister environment with her roles in such films as Midsommar and Don’t worry sweetie. In terms of upcoming projects outside The miracle, viewers who enjoyed her take on Yelena Belova in Black Widow and hawk eye will be happy to hear that Pugh will be directing the Marvel movie in 2024 Lightning strikes. For those hoping to see more of Pugh in period films, she will star in the highly anticipated Christopher Nolan movie Oppenheimer as well as the Netflix series based on the novel by John Steinbeck, East of Eden. She will also have a role in the sci-fi movie Dune part 2 opposite Timothy Chalamet. For Pugh fans who want to see the acclaimed star in a more modern setting, she will shine in Zach Braff’s A good person and murder mystery thriller The girl.
Despite her wildly successful role in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and promising future in that franchise, Pugh clearly has no intention of slowing down her career and taking on roles that are distinctly different from her MCU character. Due to her wide variety of projects, she has made sure to avoid being typed as Yelena, which is common among actors who play in well-known franchises for extended periods of time. Her busy schedule is also a treat for Pugh’s fans, who can see her in the wonders in theaters November 2 and on Netflix November 16.
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