The star-studded new movie Don’t Look Up has a wild, fully unbelievable premise. One thing completely out of the scope of actuality. A plot that would by no means, ever, in one million years occur. It’s a couple of world the place scientists have proof one thing horrible is occurring…and nobody believes them. Pfft. Yeah, like that may occur.
Written and directed by Adam McKay, who made The Huge Brief, Anchorman, Step Brothers, and extra, Don’t Look Up stars Oscar-winners Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Lawrence as two scientists who know a massive comet goes to hit Earth. The trick is getting individuals to take them significantly regardless of overwhelming proof. The movie additionally options Jonah Hill, Mark Rylance, Timothée Chalamet, Tyler Perry, Ariana Grande, Scott Mescudi, Himesh Patel, Melanie Lynskey, Michael Chiklis, Ron Perlman, Cate Blanchett, Meryl Streep, and extra. Sure, extra. Right here’s a brand new prolonged clip that provides you with an concept of what to anticipate.
Manufacturing on the movie started late final yr and so it appears fairly clear this concept of ignoring science and peril was largely impressed by the trendy world and the covid-19 pandemic. Even when it was written and conceived earlier than that although, it stays to be seen whether or not the absurdist, political commentary will nonetheless play as entertaining and humorous contemplating we’re dwelling it each single day. Going by this clip although, it looks as if it should. Hill and Streep’s over-the-top goofiness juxtaposed with Lawrence and DiCaprio’s depth and seriousness works properly. If the remainder of the movie nails that kind of stability, Netflix might need one thing particular.
Don’t Look Up debuts on Netflix on December 24 however it’ll be in choose theaters earlier than that, on December 10.
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