Florence Pugh is an English actress best known for her leading role as Dani Ardor in the 2019 Ari Aster horror film Midsommar. Pugh got her start in the 2014 drama The Falling, acting alongside Game of Thrones star Maisie Williams. Following that she appeared in a few movies such as Lady Macbeth in 2016 and The Commuter in 2018.Pugh finally got her first leading role in a feature film playing professional wrestler Paige in the 2019 comedy Fighting With My Family.
Following her breakout performance in Midsommar, Pugh has been landing coveted roles in upcoming movies. Pugh will appear as Yelena Belova in the new Marvel film Black Widowalongside Scarlet Johansson. She will also portray Amy March in the adaptation of Little Women in which her romantic interest is played by heartthrob Timothée Chalamet.
With the news that Pugh and Chalamet would play love interests, rumors of a real relationship began to arise. However, Pugh has already been linked to another unlikely actor this time with a big age gap.
Timothée Chalamet, 2019
In the upcoming adaptation of Little Women, Pugh will play Amy March while Chalamet will play Theodore “Laurie” Laurence. The film also stars Saoirse Ronan, Meryl Streep, Laura Dern, and Emma Watson. For those who have read the book by Louisa May Alcott, spoiler alert, their characters end up marrying each other. This had fans excited to see if a real romance could bloom. However, nothing has been confirmed.
Zach Braff, 2019
In April 2019, Zach Braff and Florence Pugh were photographed together in New York City. In the photos, they were seen holding hands and smiling. More recently on October 7, 2019, the possible couple was seen grocery shopping at Whole Foods in Hollywood. It possible they had met on the set of the short film In The Time It Takes To Get Therewhich was directed by Zach Braff. It stars Pugh as an influencer and was part of an Adobe Creative Cloud campaign in which participants designed a movie poster for a film that did not exist. The winning poster was turned into a real-life film. This pairing had people turning heads as there is quite a large age gap between the two. Braff is 44 while Pugh is only 23.
However, this isn’t the first time that Pugh has been romantically linked with older men.
Alexander Skarsgård, 2018
In the 2018 miniseries The Little Drummer Girl, Pugh portrayed an English actress who gets recruited by Israeli intelligence to infiltrate a terrorist group. In the film, Pugh’s character Charlie had a romantic relationship with Gadi, Skarsgård’s character. While the two had chemistry on screen, it did not follow off-screen.
While the rumors of Pugh dating Zach Braff keep circulating it is obvious that this talented actress prefers to keep her private life to herself and by doing that her career takes the spotlight. It’s a good thing she has so many new and interesting projects coming up. Make sure to watch her in Little Women, premiering December 25, 2019, and in the upcoming Marvel film Black Widow, coming 2020.