So, the world is really ending!!

Netflix released the first teaser trailer of their upcoming star-studded movie “Don’t Look Up”. And it is slightly different from what I expected it to be. I am not saying it is bad. But the images that Netflix released last month were all serious and gloomy. And I expected the trailer to have the same kind of tone. After all, it is the end of the world.

But what we got was kind of light-hearted. I mean, it still has intense moments. But the one-minute teaser trailer had a lot more comedic moments than I expected it to have. And I liked that about it. It gave the movie that unexpected feeling that has been missing from some recent movies. And every cast member that was shown in the teaser looked amazing.

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Let’s take a look at everything we know about Don’t Look Up as of now. And boy, we have a lot to talk about. I must say that it can be the biggest movie on Netflix in 2021.

Don’t Look Up Teaser Trailer

Don’t Look Up Plot

The official synopsis of the movie reads “The story of two low-level astronomers, who must go on a giant media tour to warn mankind of an approaching comet that will destroy planet earth.”

The movie will follow Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Lawrence, two low-level astronomers, who will go on a world tour and will try and warn everyone that a comet is on the way to destroy Earth. 

We don’t have any other information regarding the movie as of yet. Director Adam McKay said that this movie is based on how our world is so slow to adapt to things. And will mainly focus on Climate Change and the inability of people to adapt. He stated in an interview that pandemic has changed the focus of the movie.

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“That is kind of how it started. But then the pandemic hit. What that did was bring out what the movie is really about, which is how we communicate with each other. We can’t even talk to each other anymore. We can’t even agree. So it’s about climate change, but at its root it’s about what has the internet, what have cellphones, what has the modern world done to the way we communicate.”

Adam McKay

Don’t Look Up Release Date

The movie is all set to release on December 24, 2021. And it will release on Netflix exclusively. The movie is said to be 2 hours and 21 minutes long.

Don’t Look Up Cast :

As I said, it is one of the heaviest cast I have ever seen. The movie will feature so many big names in it. The cast involves:

  • Leonardo DiCaprio as Dr. Randall Mindy, an astronomer
  • Jennifer Lawrence as Dr. Kate Dibiasky, an astronomer
  • Rob Morgan as Dr. Clayton “Teddy” Oglethorpe, a scientist who aids Dibiasky and Mindy on their quest.
  • Jonah Hill as Jason Orlean, President Orlean’s son and Chief of Staff.
  • Mark Rylance as Peter Isherwell
  • Tyler Perry as Jack Bremmer
  • Ron Perlman as Colonel Ben Drask
  • Timothée Chalamet as Quentin
  • Ariana Grande as Riley Bina
  • Scott Mescudi as DJ Chello
  • Cate Blanchett as Brie Evantee
  • Meryl Streep as President Janie Orlean
  • Himesh Patel as Phillip
  • Matthew Perry
  • Chris Evans
  • Tomer Sisley as Adul Grelio
  • Melanie Lynskey as June
  • Gina Gershon
  • Michael Chiklis as Dan Pawketty, a conservative talking head.
  • Paul Guilfoyle as General Themes, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
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The movie will be directed by Adam McKay and he has directed some amazing movies like Vice in the past. So, I am expecting some big things here.

Don’t Look Up: What To Expect?

As I have seen the photos and read the plot, it is giving me more and more Arrival vibes. The main thing that surprised me was the humor in the trailer. I really thought that this movie will be all serious. But after seeing the trailer I can see that it will have some comedic moments too. And I am here for it. Honestly, both Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Lawrence looked amazing in the trailer. And I am hyped up for the movie. Just give it to me now.