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Adam McKay‘s Don’t Look Up already has a huge cast of famous faces, but hey, one more can’t hurt. The latest: Chris Evans, former Captain America, and accidental dick-pic leaker, is joining Leonardo DiCaprioJennifer LawrenceMeryl Streep, and more in the Netflix dark comedy about “two low-level astronomers who embark on a media tour to warn mankind of an approaching asteroid that will destroy Earth.” DiCaprio and Lawrence are apparently playing the astronomers and Streep is the President of the United States, but there’s no info on Evans’ part just yet.

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Adam McKay‘s Don’t Look Up has a huge, impressive cast, including Meryl Streep. The story follows two astronomers trying to warn everyone that an asteroid is headed right towards Earth, and now we know who Streep is playing in this scenario: the President of the United States. Streep will also play the mother of a character played by Jonah Hill, so she’s got that going for her as well.

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How’s this for a cast? Jennifer Lawrence, Leonardo DiCaprio, Cate Blanchett, Jonah Hill, Himesh Patel, Timothée Chalamet, Ariana Grande, Kid Cudi, Matthew PerryRob Morgan, and Tomer Sisley. They’re all on board Don’t Look Up, a Netflix comedy from Adam McKay. Lawrence was already locked down for the project, and Blacnehtt and Morgan were previously announced as joining the cast. But now the cast has officially gotten even larger.

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Amy Adams and Adam McKay are teaming up again.

The actor and director, who previously collaborated on 2006’s Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby and 2018’s Vice, are reuniting for a new limited Netflix series about the largest class action lawsuit in this country’s history. Get the details below. Read More »

The First Shot hbo

A coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine hasn’t even been created yet, but Adam McKay is already set to make an HBO limited series about it. The Succession executive producer and director of Vice has optioned the rights to The First Shot, a non-fiction narrative book that chronicles “the race to develop a vaccine for COVID-19.” And though that race is far from over, the good scientists across the world can at least count on a glossy HBO limited series to tell their story.

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How about a double dose of Blanchett, baby?! Cate Blanchett is keeping busy as she becomes attached to two different new projects. First: the Carol star is set to join Jennifer Lawrence in Adam McKay‘s Don’t Look Up for Netflix. Then: Blanchett is also joining the cast of Armageddon Time, the latest film from Ad Astra director James Gray.

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Jennifer Lawrence will star in Adam McKay‘s Don’t Look Up, a new Netflix comedy set to arrive later this year. In the film, “an asteroid is approaching Earth and it’s up to two low-level astronomers to go on a massive media tour to warn the rest of mankind.” It will mark McKay’s film first directing gig since Vice, and Lawrence’s first lead role since 2018’s Red Sparrow (Dark Phoenix doesn’t count, folks; Lawrence wasn’t the lead in that).

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Mark Ruffalo is rumored to be in consideration for the Parasite TV series headed to HBO. This news is very, very early, and HBO has no comment on the matter. But a report indicates that Ruffalo is being sought after to lead the series. This immediately raises several questions. Who is Ruffalo playing? And does this mean the series is re-casting the story with American actors? If so, that seems to go against previous reports that the show would actually be a continuation of the film.

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The Uninhabitable Earth TV Series

Adam McKay has received plenty of acclaim for his HBO series Succession, and soon he’ll be delivering another project to HBO Max as part of his five-year overall television deal with the cable channel and Warner Media’s new streaming service launching later this year.

During the HBO Max Television Critics Association presentation yesterday, it was announced that Adam McKay would be adapting David Wallace-Wells’ global best-selling book and New York Magazine article The Uninhabitable Earth into an anthology series for the streaming service. The series will tell “stand-alone fictional stories covering a wide range of genres and possible futures that could result from the rapid warming of our planet.” That’s one way to show people how terrifying climate change can be if we let it get out of control. Read More »

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Last week we were all caught off guard by the news that a Parasite series was headed to HBO. Despite the involvement of Parasite director Bong Joon-ho, many were skeptical about the project, with the addition of The Big Short director Adam McKay raising an eyebrow or two. The biggest question seemed to be: just what the hell is this? Is it going to be some sort of English-language remake of the movie, in series form? Is it a sequel? Now we have more info – from Bong Joon-ho himself.

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