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The buzz surrounding Emerald Fennell’s Promising Young Woman is at an all-time high just weeks after it entered theaters. But for a large portion of the moviegoing population (at least in the United States), theaters remain closed, leaving many left out in the cold with no way of seeing Carey Mulligan’s performance as a revenge-driven woman on a mission to right the wrongs in her life. That will soon change, however, as you will soon be able to watch Promising Young Woman streaming in the very near future.
But where, when, and how will we be able to watch the movie that is generating Oscar buzz not only for its star, Carey Mulligan, but also Emerald Fennell for her role behind the camera and her dark and oddly funny script? Look no further because we have put together some quick information that will set you on your way to watching one of the most refreshing and original dark comedies in some time.
Where Is Promising Young Woman Available Streaming
Starting Friday, January 15, 2021, you will be able to purchase a 48-hour video on demand rental of Promising Young Woman on streaming services likes Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV, YouTube, Vudu, Google Play, Fandango Now, and various other streamers. This means there’s not too much time until you can enter the conversation about what is being heralded as a truly remarkable tour de force.
Since Promising Young Woman is a new movie that is still in theaters, you can expect to pay a premium price for the 48-hour rental. Focus Features (the film’s distributor) has yet to reveal how much the VOD rental will cost, but similar movies released over the past year have typically been listed as $19.99 for a two-day rental.
If physical media is your preferred watching method, and you don’t mind waiting, you can preorder the DVD/Blu-ray combo pack of Promising Young Woman on Amazon right now. There is no announced date for the home release, but expect more information on that in the coming weeks and months.
Will Promising Young Woman Be On Netflix?
With Promising Young Woman, like any movie really, it is impossible to avoid the question that is on everyone’s minds: will it be streaming on Netflix? It is a valid question considering the number of new and classic movies available on the streaming service, but don’t expect to see Carey Mulligan’s latest performance on Netflix anytime in the near future. This is not to say that Promising Young Woman will never show up on the OG streamer at some point in the next couple of years, but if you want to watch it sooner rather than later, you’ll need to purchase a 48-hour VOD rental or find a theater near you.
If You've Seen Promising Young Woman, Check Out CinemaBlend’s Thoughts
It is safe to say that the folks here at CinemaBlend absolutely love everything about Promising Young Female from its lead actress in Carey Mulligan to the inventive story and filmmaking techniques utilized by writer-director Emerald Fennell (who also played Camilla Parker-Bowles on The Crown). Not only did the dark comedy end up on multiple “Top 10” lists at the end of 2020, but was also featured in a story about the 10 movies released last year that we will still be talking about in 10 years.
Hopefully this is more than enough to help you figure out where, when, and how to watch Promising Young Woman before it drops on VOD services later in January. If you want to see what else is coming out this year, check out CinemaBlend's 2021 Movie Release guide for all the latest.