In 2015, Jessica Knoll published an eponymous thriller novel that was translated into 38 different languages and became an overnight sensation. The author had even opened up about how her personal experience with sexual abuse had inspired one of the scenes in the book and writing about it helped her heal gradually. The book is now being adapted into a Netflix film, starring Mila Kunis.
Titled Luckiest Girl Alive, the thriller will arrive sometime in 2022. It has been directed by Mike Barker, who is known for his work in The Handmaid’s Tale, Broadchurch, Fargo, Outlander etc. Barker will also be helming some episodes on the upcoming Netflix adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s The Sandman.
The film is being produced by Made Up Stories and Picturestart. Currently, two other Made Up Stories productions are in store for Netflix. While Toni Collette’s Pieces of Her arrived in March, the anthology series, Anatomy of a Scandal is scheduled for an April 15th, 2022 premiere.
Kunis, who is serving as one of the producers on the show, is currently in news for raising funds for Ukraine during the Russian invasion of the nation.
Ahead of its release, here is everything we know about the upcoming Mila Kunis Netflix film:
Everything we know about the Mila Kunis Netflix film, ‘Luckiest Girl Alive’
What is the Mila Kunis film all about?
The film is based on Jessica Knoll’s bestselling 2015 novel as mentioned above. According to the official logline, the film will revolve around Ani FaNelli who seemingly has it all. A glamorous job at a magazine, an impeccable fashion sense, a wealthy and handsome fiance.
However, behind her perfect exterior, lies the intense desire to hide her sordid past. Before her wedding, she is approached by a documentary maker to talk about a chilling event that took place in her time at the Bradley School that threatens to disrupt her life. The truth might destroy the life of perfection and force her to come clean.
Who are the other cast members in this Mila Kunis film?
The cast members on Luckiest Girl Alive are as follows:
- Mila Kunis
- Connie Britton
- Jennifer Beals
- Chiara Aureli
- Dalmar Abuzeid
- Carson MacCormac
- Nicole Huff
- Thomas Barbusca
- Finn Wittrock
- Scoot McNairy
- Justine Lupe
What is the production status of the Mila Kunis film?
Luckiest Girl Alive was in pre-production in June 2021. However, the film began filming in New York City on July 14th, 2021 and continued till August 14th, 2021.
Take a look at some of the photos from the sets of the film below:
finn wittrock and mila kunis on the set of luckiest girl alive— 💭 (@safeforwittrock) August 30, 2021
cr. @finnwittrockweb pic.twitter.com/hj3USrh5rI
When will the Mila Kunis film premiere on Netflix?
Netflix’s official trailer for the 2022 line-up featured the upcoming Mila Kunis film, much to the delight of fans, for a second from 1:49 to 1:50. However, an exact date has not yet been announced. The film will most likely premiere sometime in Spring 2022.