Don't Look Up

One of my most anticipated movies of 2021 is Don’t Look Up, the latest movie from Anchorman and Vice director Adam McKay. It’s a dark comedy about “two low-level astronomers who embark on a media tour to warn mankind of an approaching asteroid that will destroy Earth,” and it has a ridiculously stacked cast that includes Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence, Chris Evans, and many more.

The movie will arrive on Netflix in either November or December this year, and in a new interview, McKay says that the film’s tone falls somewhere between his 2010 cop comedy The Other Guys and his 2015 financial crisis movie The Big Short.
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In 2016, it was announced that Adam McKay would direct Bad Blood, a movie about con artist and Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes, with Jennifer Lawrence set to play Holmes. Since then, though, we haven’t heard much more, and McKay and Lawrence went off to do another movie – Don’t Look Up. Meanwhile, there’s currently a Hulu limited series about Holmes in the works – The Dropout, which will star Amanda Seyfried. So what of Bad Blood? According to McKay, the film is still in development.

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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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don't look up cast update

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 »

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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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don't look up

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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