It’s possible that the luckiest girl in the world doesn’t actually have any luck at all. This appears to be the overarching concept of the new film, Luckiest Girl Alive, which will be available on Netflix and had its teaser released on Tuesday. The screenplay for the movie was adapted from Jessica Knoll’s novel of the same name, which was published in 2015.
Mila Kunis plays as the protagonist of the mystery thriller film. Her character, Ani FaNelli, is about a young woman who appears to have everything one could want in life—that is, until the dark secrets from her past come back to haunt her. Continue reading to learn more about the movie, and be sure to check out the teaser!
Luckiest Girl Alive Trailer Features Some Dark Secrets Being Unraveled
In the preview, Mila Kunis plays the role of Ani FaNelli, a resident of New York who seems to have all she could want in life. She has had a prosperous career and is engaged to a handsome and wealthy man, with whom she is making plans for a wedding that will be extravagant while still maintaining a sense of class.
Ani is not ideal, though, as she has a strong aversion to infants and young children. Before she was approached by a director to take part in a documentary about an event that occurred at the Brentley School that altered the course of her life, everything appeared to be going swimmingly well for her.
As Ani reveals, “I don’t sure what part of me is real and what part I invented,” the mysteries from her past begin to be revealed. At other moments, I have the sensation of being a wind-up doll. If you turn my key, I will tell you precisely what it is that you are hoping to hear.
On October 7, Netflix is scheduled to begin streaming the first season of Luckiest Girl Alive. Take a look at the enthralling teaser down below.
The Screenplay Was Adapted From an International Best-Selling Novel
The screenplay for the film, “Luckiest Girl Alive,” was written by Jessica Knoll, who also authored the best-selling novel of the same name that served as the inspiration for the film. The project was revealed in February of 2021, and shooting was scheduled to take place between June and September of that same year in both Toronto and New York City.
“Based on the best-selling novel, Ani FaNelli (Mila Kunis), a sharp-tongued New Yorker looks to have it all: a sought-after position at a glossy magazine, a killer wardrobe, and a dream Nantucket wedding on the horizon,” reads the official synopsis of the film.
“But when the director of a crime documentary invites her to tell her side of the shocking incident that took place when she was a teenager at the prestigious Brentley School, Ani is forced to confront a dark truth that threatens to unravel her meticulously crafted life,” the synopsis reads further. “Ani is forced to confront a dark truth that threatens to unravel her meticulously crafted life when she tells her side of the shocking incident that took place when she was a teenager at the Brent.
The Cast and Crew of “Luckiest Girl Alive”
When asked about how well Kunis suited the role, writer Knoll said, “I never would have thought of her on my own, but seeing her on set and seeing her perform some of these more controversial lines, [I realized] how easily it could have gone sideways if we’d had anyone else in that role.” Kunis was a perfect fit for the part, and Knoll was impressed by how well she did it. I don’t believe that anyone other than Mila could have pulled that off.”
In addition to Kunis, the film will star Chiara Aurelia in the role of the younger version of Ani. Connie Britton, Jennifer Beals, Scot McNairy, Thomas Barbusca, Justine Lupe, Dalmar Abuzeid, Alex Barone, and Carson MacCormac are among the other actors who are featured in the cast.
Mike Barker, who also directed the pilot episode of The Sandman, the newest series to be released by DC Comics, is in charge of directing the film Luckiest Girl Alive.
When it first becomes available on Netflix, do you plan to watch this suspenseful mystery show? Tell us in the next part, shall we?