A Good Person — release date, cast, plot, trailer and all about the Florence Pugh and Morgan Freeman movie

A Good Person is an emotional movie starring Florence Pugh and Morgan Freeman.
A Good Person is an emotional movie starring Florence Pugh and Morgan Freeman. (Image credit: Sky)

A Good Person is the latest movie starring Florence Pugh who was last seen alongside acting newbie Harry Styles in Don’t Worry Darling.

Now British star Florence is starring alongside Tinseltown royalty Morgan Freeman in her new movie A Good Person. This time she looks far from her usual glamorous self as she takes on the role of Allison, who's in recovery for an opioid addiction and is dealing with unresolved grief. 

Written and directed by Zach Braff, director of Garden State, we see Allison survive an unimaginable tragedy but as her life hits rock bottom, she strikes up an unlikely friendship with her would-be father-in-law Daniel (Morgan Freeman).

“I am so proud of this creation,” Pugh posted on Instagram. “I’m so grateful to all those who jumped on board this crazy journey with us.” 

So here's all you need about A Good Person coming to cinemas and Sky in spring 2023...

A Good Person star Florence Pugh.

Florence Pugh as Allison in A Good Person. (Image credit: Sky)

A Good Person release date 

A Good Person launches on Sky Cinema in the UK on Friday April 28 2023 having been released worldwide in cinemas on March 24 2023. We'll update when we learn if it arrives on a streaming service such as Netflix or Prime Video at a later date.

Is there a trailer for A Good Person? 

Yes there are a couple of a trailers for A Good Person that show Morgan Freeman as kindly model train enthusiast Daniel, who is grieving the loss of his daughter and struggling to bring up his granddaughter. Rather than blame Allison (Florence Pugh) for her part in the tragedy, he befriends her and the pair somehow manage to carve a path forward together. Take a look at both trailers below...

A Good Person plot

Allison is a former opioid addict who was in a terrible car accident that killed her future sister-in-law, Daniel’s daughter. As she seeks help for her addition, years later, Allison encounters Daniel who surprisingly shares his own struggles with her. Ultimately the pair realise that friendship and forgiveness are powerful tools that can heal the deepest of wounds. 

A Good Person is a new movie starring Florence Pugh.

Florence Pugh as Allison in A Good Person. (Image credit: Sky)

A Good Person cast — Florence Pugh as Allison 

Florence Pugh plays Allison who is struggling to forgive herself for her past in A Good Person. She recently starred in Netflix movie The Wonder as well as Don’t Worry Darling. Florence made her film debut in The Falling in 2014 and has since has roles in Little Women, Midsommer, Lady Macbeth, Fighting with my Family, Malevolent, Black Widow and Hawkeye

Lib Wright (Florence Pugh) stands alone in a graveyard in The Wonder

Florence Pugh as Lib Wright in Netflix movie The Wonder in 2022. (Image credit: Christopher Barr/Netflix)

Morgan Freeman plays Daniel 

Morgan plays grieving father Daniel. The legendary Hollywood actor has an impressive acting CV having starred in huge movies such as Seven, The Dark Knight, Dolphin Tale, Driving Miss Daisy, Deep Impact, The Shawshank Redemption, Million Dollar Baby and Batman Begins. He played Nelson Mandela in Invictus and has also lend his distinctive voice to films such as Scooby Doo, Alpha, War of the Worlds and The Lego Movie

Morgan Freeman in Driving Miss Daisy.

Morgan Freeman in Driving Miss Daisy. (Image credit: Alamy)

Who else is starring in A Good Person? 

Other cast in A Good Person include Celeste O’Connor who is playing Daniel’s granddaughter Ryan while Molly Shannon, Chinaza Uche, Zoe Lister-Jones, Nichelle Hines and Toby Onwumere also star. 

* Below are our guides to other top movies on Sky Cinema...

* The Portable Door with Sam Neill and Patrick Gibson
* Lee with Kate Winslet
* The Colour Room with Bridgerton star Phoebe Dynevor

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