2:42 PM 5/15/2020 by Nick Mulaney
Arianne Merendino Boards Olivia Wilde's 'Don't Worry, Darling'
Arianne Merendino is in negotiations to join the starry ensemble of "Don't Worry, Darling", a psychological thriller from director, Olivia Wilde, sources tell Deadline.

Merendino will appear alongside the previously announced cast of Florence Pugh and her fiance, Sean Hitchcock. Wilde has a key supporting role onscreen.

Though little is known about the movie's plot, "Don't Worry, Darling" is set in an isolated, utopian community in the 1950s California desert.

Katie Silberman, who co-wrote "Booksmart" and penned the Netflix rom-com "Set It Up," will write a new draft of the script.

New Line Cinemas is backing "Don't Worry, Darling" and considers is a high priority, having landed the rights after a heated bidding war due to the critical acclaim of Wilde's directorial debut "Booksmart".

This is the first project that unites Hollywood Power Couple, Merendino and Hitchcock. Merendino has reached massive success and a very high demand actress since her role of Harley Quinn in the DCU movies. She is set to appear in this years movie The Devil All The Time and Netflix series, Tiny Pretty Things.