Don’t Look Up is a sci-fi black comedy movie starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Lawrence in the lead roles. Here’s everything you need to know about it.
Netflix has delivered more original television shows and movies in 2021, compared to the previous years. The streamer is ending the year on a strong note with highly anticipated originals and movies releasing during the festive month of December. The movie which is making big headlines is Adam McKay’s Don’t Look Up.
Starring heavyweight stars like Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Lawrence, Don’t Look Up is a black comedy about two lower-grade astronomers going on a media tour to warn the world about an approaching asteroid that will hit the earth and destroy the human race. The movie is a satirical apologue of media, government, and cultural indifference to the crisis of anthropogenic climate change.
Don’t Look Up is definitely one of the biggest Netflix releases of 2021. The fans are absolutely loving it. Here’s everything you need to know about the movie.
Don’t Look Up Movie Plot and Storyline
Don’t Look Up is a black comedy about two lower-grade astronomers going on a media tour to warn the world about an oncoming asteroid that will hit the earth and destroy the human race.
Before the announcement of the project, director Adam McKay discussed the project with Deadline.
“Dark satire in the school of Wag the Dog, Doctor Strangelove and Network and if it is half as good as any of them, I will be happy,” McKay told Deadline.
“Two mid-level astronomers discover a meteorite will destroy earth in six months and must go on a media tour to warn mankind,” he added.
Don’t Look Up Release Date and Time
Don’t Look Up will begin streaming on Netflix on Friday, Dec 24, 2021, at 12 a.m. PT or 3 a.m. ET. i.e. on Christmas Eve. Before Netflix, Don’t Look Up had a limited theatrical release in the United States on Dec 10, 2021.
Who is in the cast of Don’t Look Up?
In the movie, DiCaprio plays Dr Randall Mindy while Lawrence plays Dr Kate Dibiasky, the two unknown astronomers who try to go on a media tour to warn everyone of an approaching asteroid that will hit the earth and destroy the human race. The movie also stars some big names:
- Meryl Streep as President Orlean
- Cate Blanchett as Brie Evantee
- Rob Morgan as Dr. Teddy Oglethorpe
- Jonah Hill as Jason Orlean
- Mark Rylance as Peter Isherwell
- Hettienne Park as Dr. Calder
- Tyler Perry as Jack Bremmer
- Timothée Chalamet as Yule
- Ron Perlman as Benedict Drask
- Ariana Grande as Riley Bina
- Scott Mescudi as DJ Chello
- Himesh Patel as Phillip
- Melanie Lynskey as June Mindy
- Michael Chiklis as Dan Pawketty
- Tomer Sisley as Adul Grelio
- Paul Guilfoyle as General Themes
- Robert Joy as Congressman Tenant
Is there a trailer?
Yes, we do and it’s entertaining. Full of satire and too-easy jokes. You would love the trailer. Watch it here:
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