‘Don’t Look Up’ is an upcoming American black comedy film.
It is written and directed by Adam McKay. The producers of this film are Adam McKay, Kevin J. Messick, Staci Roberts Steele, Scott Stuber and Jeff G. Waxman.
But, what can we expect from this film? Here’s everything we know about it so far.
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‘Don’t Look Up’ Cast
- Jennifer Lawrence as Kate Dibiasky, an astronomer
- Cate Blanchett as Brie Evantee
- Rob Morgan as Dr. Clayton “Teddy” Oglethorpe
- Leonardo DiCaprio as Dr. Randall Mindy, an astronomer
- Meryl Streep as President Janie Orlean
- Jonah Hill as Jason Orlean,
- Timothée Chalamet as Quentin
- Ariana Grande as Riley Bina
- Himesh Patel as Phillip
- Scott Mescudi as DJ Chello
- Matthew Perry as Dan Pawketty, a conservative talking head.
- Tomer Sisley as Adul Grelio
- Tyler Perry as Jack Bremmer
- Melanie Lynskey as June
- Ron Perlman as Colonel Ben Drask
- Chris Evans as Peter Isherwell
- Gina Gershon
- Mark Rylance
- Michael Chiklis
- Paul Guilfoyle
The cast boasts 5 Oscar winners: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence, Cate Blanchett, Meryl Streep and Mark Rylance. It’s the first time the Oscar winners have starred in a movie produced by Netflix.
‘Don’t Look Up’ Plot
The film follows two low-level astronomers who must go on a giant media tour to warn mankind of an approaching comet that will destroy planet earth.
In an interview with the New York Times, the filmmaker, McKay, acknowledged the film’s plot is nothing new while describing the tone as a dark comedy:
“It’s not the most high-concept bizarre idea — the idea of a disaster movie in which people don’t necessarily believe that the disaster is coming. It goes back to the trope of the mayor from Jaws: ‘Love to prove that, wouldn’t you? Get your name into the National Geographic?’ So it’s two midlevel, very sincere astronomers who make the discovery of a lifetime, which is a killer asteroid headed toward Earth. They have to warn everyone and have to go on a media tour. It’s them navigating our world. It’s them navigating their equivalent of Twitter. It’s them navigating the political landscape. It’s them navigating talk shows and how they’re perceived. It’s DiCaprio and Lawrence and Rob Morgan trying to warn the world. I call it a dark comedy.”
‘Don’t Look Up’ Release Date
On February 19, 2020, it was announced Netflix planned to release the film in 2020, and filming was previously scheduled to begin April 2020. But due to the COVID-19 pandemic, filming and release of the film were delayed.
Filming commenced on November 18, 2020, and on February 18, 2021, principal photography wrapped. The film is currently scheduled to be released in 2021.
Netflix has not announced an exact release date for this film, but McKay said it will most likely open in November or December.
‘Don’t Look Up’ Trailer
Trailer is not available yet, sorry for this. We’ll update this as soon as there’s any official confirmation about the trailer.
McKay revealed, “The fact that Netflix sees this movie as a worldwide comedy sets the bar high for me and my team in an exciting and motivating way.”
The film is coming out in 2021, but we’re not sure of an exact date. Stay tuned here for the release date, I am sure that you will get to know the release date here again soon.
So, these are the major information about the film. Are you excited to watch it? Let us know in the comments section given at the end of this post.