Sky Cinema to launch new films featuring Florence Pugh and Adam Driver

Sky looks to take on streaming giants Netflix and Disney

Florence Pugh as Allison in A Good Person. (Sky Cinema)
Florence Pugh as Allison in A Good Person. (Sky Cinema)

Sky Cinema has announced an impressive slate of films for 2023 including movies that feature Florence Pugh, Adam Driver and Julianne Moore.

Unveiled today, Sky is looking to take on streaming giants such as Netflix and Disney with an increase in original and exclusive offerings with over 100 films to appear on the network and its streaming service NOW in 2023.

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The most high profile of the films in the announcement is Michael Mann's Enzo Ferrari biopic starring Adam Driver as the automobile entrepreneur.

Adam Driver as Enzo Ferrari in Ferrari. (Sky Cinema)
Adam Driver as Enzo Ferrari in Ferrari. (Sky Cinema)

The film – simply titled Ferrari – will also star Penelope Cruz, Jack O'Connell and Shailene Woodley. It is Mann's first film in eight years and is also set for a limited cinema release in the UK.

Sky will also be the home of acclaimed director Todd Haynes' new film May December which stars Natalie Portman and Julianne Moore.

Already announced for Sky's slate was A Good Person directed by Zach Braff and starring his ex-partner Florence Pugh and Morgan Freeman.

Actress Natalie Portman attend the red carpet for the premiere of Carmen during the 2022 Toronto International Film Festival at at Tiff Bell Lightbox on September 11, 2022 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by VALERIE MACON / AFP) (Photo by VALERIE MACON/AFP via Getty Images)
Natalie Portman's new film will premiere on Sky Cinema. (Getty Images)

Julia Stuart, director of original films at Sky, said in a statement: “From a Jim Henson fantasy adventure that promises you pure escapism to a gut-wrenching drama about Lee Miller’s life starring the masterful Kate Winslet, our Sky original offering on Sky Cinema truly has something for everyone. We’re hugely excited to share with you a whole host of exclusive content from our 2023 slate.”

Sky's original movies brand launched in 2018 and a year later launched an in-house production studio.

Some of the most notable films released as Sky Originals include the action film Final Score starring Dave Bautista, serial killer drama Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile and a modern day take on the story of Oliver Twist featuring Michael Caine.

Watch below: Trailer for Sky Cinema's The Amazing Maurice