'Don't Worry Darling,' a psychological thriller directed by Olivia Wilde, focuses on a young and happy couple — Alice and Jack Chambers. In the 1950s, Alice is a homemaker living with her husband in a utopian experimental community created by the same company for which Jack works. As time passes, she begins to get curious about his work on the secret Victoria Project, which pushes her to the limit.
Alice's desire to investigate the project reveals the dark secrets of the utopian community soon. Moreover, the setting in the 1950s against the backdrop of the utopian community is bound to intrigue you. Read on to discover what we have to offer about the same!
Don't Worry Darling Filming Locations
'Don't Worry Darling' was shot entirely in California, including in Greater Los Angeles. The film's principal photography for Olivia Wilde's directorial was reportedly started in October 2020, but was halted for a few weeks in early November 2020 when a crew member tested positive for COVID-19. After the short delay, the film was re-shooted in February 2021.
Greater Los Angeles, California
All of the pivotal scenes for 'Don't Worry Darling' were shot in Greater Los Angeles, the second largest metropolitan area in the United States that includes Ventura County, San Bernardino County, Riverside County, Orange County, and Los Angeles County. Interestingly, it is the first film to film at this elegant property.
The majority of the houses' exteriors for the film were shot on location at Azul Circus in the Canyon View Estates at 2400 South Sierra Madre in Palm Springs. Other Palm Springs production locations that the filming crew used for recording the film are the Palm Springs City Hall at 3200 East Tahquitz Canyon Way and the Palm Springs Visitor Center at 2901 North Palm Canyon Drive.
'Don't Worry Darling''s cast and crew members were spotted in and around the The Volcano House at 50451 Silver Valley Road in Newberry Springs, where the film was shot. Troy Dry Lake and Barstow are two other locations near Newberry Springs that have served as prominent filming locations. The production team may also have established a base in Los Angeles for shooting purposes.