How does one get Meryl Streep, Jennifer Lawrence, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Jonah Hill in one room? The trailer for the Netflix original film "Don’t Look Up" has the answer to that very important question.
Although most people know Netflix primarily as a streaming platform, the company is proving itself as a production heavyweight. There have been several outstanding Netflix original films and series over the past few years.
Audiences were impressed to see Netflix’s “Marriage Story” get nominated for an academy award. Now it seems the production company is at it again with a star-studded dark comedy that is sure to rake up accolades.
Jennifer Lawrence as Kate Dibiasky on "Don't Look Up", September 2021 | Source: Youtube/Netflix
the trailer of its upcoming film, “Don’t Look Up,” and sent the world into a frenzy. The movie’strailer
offers the first glimpse at the unbelievable cast of A-listers involved in the production.
The Adam McKay-directed comedy has made headlines for the incredible cast list. Some of the biggest names in the film include Ariana Grande, Jennifer Lawrence, Meryl Streep, Jonah Hill, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Tyler Perry.
Cate Blanchett, Kid Cudi, Ron Perlman, and Timothee Chalamet also have roles in the upcoming movie. Writer-Director, Adam McKay has also teased a small cameo from Chris Evans to add more star power to his cast.
Perhaps, McKay’s film needs this much star power to explore the astronomy-related narrative of the movie. After all, the plot does follow two low-level astronomers who are tasked to save the Earth from an incoming comet.
Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Lawrence on location filming of "Don't Look Up" at South Station in Boston, December 2020 | Source: Getty Images
Lawrence and DiCaprio will partner up to play the astronomers, while Streep takes on the role of the president of the United States. DiCaprio recentlyopened up
about the film’s story and why it is important:
“I knew when I read his script that it was incredibly unique, as it struck an important chord concerning the modern world we live in.”
McKay also opened up about the film and touched on what to expect from Streep’s character. He revealed that the president Streep would portray is more of a celebrity than a leader, referencing former politicians for her tone.
McKay’s vision for Streep is perfectly portrayed in the film’s trailer and does a fantastic job positioning Hill as her annoying spoilt son. The chaotic energy of a disaster movie is also demonstrated well in the teaser.
Thankfully, fans do not have to wait too long before they can see the star-studded extravaganza. “Don’t Look Up” will be available to watch in select theatres on December 10 and will be on Netflix from December 24.