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    Here's Where You Recognise The Cast Of "Promising Young Woman" From

    From main characters to cameos, it's a star-studded cast!

    Oscar nominee Promising Young Woman was just released in the UK and it's full of familiar faces – here's where you recognise them from:

    Carey Mulligan – Cassie

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    If you've seen any of Carey's other performances, you're probably not surprised at how captivating she is as woman-on-a-mission, Cassie. Some of Carey's most famous roles are Kitty in Pride and Prejudice, Daisy in The Great Gatsby, and Jenny in An Education, for which she won a BAFTA for Best Actress in a Leading Role.

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    Bo Burnham – Ryan

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    You might recognise Bo from a few different places – he's been in episodes of Key and Peele and Parks and Recreation, and he played Tobey in Rough Night. Bo started out doing musical comedy on YouTube before doing a number of stand-up specials with Comedy Central, and most recently he directed Chris Rock: Tambourine.

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    Laverne Cox – Gail

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    Laverne Cox gave us some levity as Cassie's friend-slash-boss, and she's a woman of many talents – her documentary Laverne Cox Presents: The T Word won a GLAAD media award in 2014, but you probably know her best as the iconic Sophia Burset in Orange is the New Black.

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    Clancy Brown – Stanley

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    With a career spanning almost 40 years, to say Clancy's a familiar face would be putting it lightly. His first role was in Bad Boys, and he was Captain Hadley in The Shawshank Redemption. Oh, and he's also a familiar voice – he's the man behind Lex Luthor in the DCAU and Mr Krabs in Spongebob Squarepants!

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    Jennifer Coolidge – Susan

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    I don't know about you, but it took me a minute to recognise Jennifer Coolidge without her signature blonde hair – although she was a natural at playing Cassie's exasperated mum! Jennifer's a comedy legend, and has appeared in Best in Show, Click, Legally Blonde, A Cinderella Story, and is famously known for being Stifler's Mom in American Pie.

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    Alison Brie – Madison

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    Though she's been in a number of films, you'll most likely know Alison from TV, especially if you're a comedy fan. She was Diane in Bojack Horseman, Ruth in GLOW, the very meme-able Annie in Community, and her longest-running role was in Mad Men, where she played Trudy Campbell.

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    Connie Britton – Dean Elizabeth Walker

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    Connie Britton won hearts as Rayna James in Nashville, but that's definitely not the only place you'll recognise her from. You might know her as Tami from Friday Night Lights, Vivienne from American Horror Story, or Debra Newell from the true-crime drama Dirty John.

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    Chris Lowell – Al

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    If you're of a certain age, you'll have instantly recognised Chris from Veronica Mars or Private Practice. He reprised his role as Piz in the 2014 Veronica Mars movie, and GLOW fans will know (and love) him as Bash.

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    Adam Brody – Jerry

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    Sleazy Jerry is worlds away from Seth in The O.C. – which, let's face it, is the role that Adam Brody will go down in history for. More recently, you may have seen Adam in Single Parents, Ready or Not, or Curfew, where he played Max. Or you may remember him as Dave in Gilmore Girls!

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    Sam Richardson – Paul

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    To fans of Veep, Sam is President Richard Splett, but animation aficionados will know all about his voiceover work. As well as being Alison Brie's Bojack Horseman co-star, he's starred in Hoops, and Cartoon Network's The Fungies.

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    Christopher Mintz-Plasse – Neil

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    He wasn't in it for long, but Neil was on screen long enough to be very unlikeable – a world away from the signature Mintz-Plasse charm we all know and love! Depending on your age, you'll either know him best as Superbad's McLovin, Chris in Kick-Ass, or Fishlegs Ingerman from How To Train Your Dragon.

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    Alfred Molina – Jordan Green

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    Alfred, who plays the remorseful lawyer, has a huge catalogue of roles that you'll recognise him for – whatever your favourite genre may be! He made his impressive debut as Satipo in Raiders of the Lost Ark, starred alongside Carey Mulligan in An Education, and has played Doctor Octopus (a role he's reprising in Spider-Man: No Way Home), to name a few.

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    Max Greenfield – Joe

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    Max Greenfield gave us the gift that is Schmidt, and for that, we will forever be grateful. Since New Girl finished, you've probably seen him in a bunch of stuff, including American Horror Story, American Crime Story, and of course in his current role in The Neighbourhood, where he plays Dave.

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    Molly Shannon as Mrs. Fisher

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    Molly Shannon's an SNL sweetheart who's been making us laugh for years! She's had roles in several comedy hits, from Seinfeld to Scrubs. She was also Betty Lou Who in How the Grinch Stole Christmas, and more recently starred as Diane in Divorce.

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    And did you spot an appearance from Emerald Fennell, who wrote and directed the film?

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    If you've seen Call the Midwife or The Crown, I'm sure you'll have instantly recognised Emerald in the "Blowjob Lips Make-up Video Tutorial" scene. Promising Young Woman is Emerald's feature directorial debut after taking over as head writer for the second season of Killing Eve, and it's a pretty impressive debut at that!

    Promising Young Woman is available on Sky Cinema & NOW from April 16.

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