Los Angeles: Filmmaker Adam McKay has expanded the cast of his upcoming satirical feature film “Don’t Look Up” with the addition of actors Tyler Perry, Melanie Lynskey and Ron Perlman. The Netflix comedy has previously lined up Meryl Streep, Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence, Cate Blanchett, Timothee Chalamet, Jonah Hill, Himesh Patel, Matthew Perry, singer Ariana Grande and rapper Kid Cudi as part of the set.
Lawrence and DiCaprio are expected to play the role of two astronomers who, after discovering that a meteor will hit Earth in six months, tour the media in an attempt to warn the world, but find an unresponsive population. and incredulous. McKay, known for his critically acclaimed films such as “Vice” and “The Big Short,” wrote the screenplay for the new project.
He will also produce it via his Hyperobject Industries banner with Kevin Messick. Filming for the film is scheduled for next week in Boston.