Don’t Look Up (2021)
Director: Adam McKay Run Time: 138 min. Release Year: 2021
Starring: Cate Blanchett, Jennifer Lawrence, Leonardo DiCaprio, Meryl Streep, Timothée Chalamet
Country: United States
About the film:
From the Academy Award-winning writer of The Big Short. Two low-level astronomers, upon discovering that a meteor will strike the Earth in six months, go on a media tour to try to warn the world but find an unreceptive and unbelieving populace.
About the filmmaker:
A writer, director and producer well-versed in both comedy and drama, Adam McKay worked his way up to head writer for Saturday Night Live and continued to collaborate with actor Will Ferrell on films like Anchorman, Talladega Nights, Step Brothers, and The Other Guys. The two also launched the groundbreaking “Funny or Die“ website in 2007. McKay’s feature film The Big Short earned the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay, and his follow-up Vice, a biopic on Vice President Dick Cheney, was nominated for Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, and Best Directing. He is also an executive producer on the phenomenal Emmy Award-winning series Succession.See our upcoming films