Why Zach Braff Wanted to Write a Movie for Ex Florence Pugh

Why Zach Braff Wanted to Write a Movie for Ex Florence Pugh

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Zach Braff‘s relationship with Florence Pugh might be over, however he’s not going to scrub her out of his life.

In truth, the Scrubs alum had absolutely nothing however kinds words about his ex– who stars in his newest directorial function A Good Person— when he shared the story of how their film became. Describing Pugh a “next-level actress,” Zach stated he particularly had the 27- year-old in mind when he initially penned the script.

“I’m just in awe of her talent and I said, ‘I wanna write this for Florence. What I’m writing is really gonna be challenging and she’s incredible,'” he remembered to Entertainment Tonight “It wasn’t for your average actors—I couldn’t have written the part for myself.”

Braff, 47, went on to describe how he pictured Florence acting “opposite some legend that everyone’s talking about” while composing the film. That dream casting came true when Morgan Freeman signed onto the task.

“It’s just fascinating,” Braff stated of the 2 stars. “So many actors, including myself, think you have to do so much but you watch Florence and Morgan and they can just do a subtle turn of the head and it’s brilliant.”