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‘Don’t Look Up’: Working With Leonardo DiCaprio Was ‘Hell’, Jennifer Lawrence Reveals

The long-awaited apocalyptic satire “Don’t Look Up” premieres Christmas Eve on Netflix and to promote the production, actress Jennifer Lawrence appeared on Stephen Colbert’s talk show, where she gave details of the upcoming project.

And at the time, she revealed that while she loved working with Leonardo DiCaprio and Timothée Chalamet in comedy, one of the days of recording alongside the two turned out to be “hell.”

According to her, the drive – with the two of them – to one of the locations in the film turned out to be a very irritating experience.

“It was the most boring day of my life. I don’t know what it was. Timothy was super excited to be able to get out of the house after the pandemic. I think this would be your first scene. And Leo had chosen this song that was playing in the car and it was all the time, ‘You know, that song was about this, that, blah, blah, blah. I just remember being in complete pain that day, it was hell.

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Directed by Adam McKay (“The Big Bet”), the Netflix sci-fi satire split reviews on Rotten Tomatoes and opened with a 63% approval rating, with a 6.40 / 10 rating.

By general consensus, “‘Don’t Look Up’ is aiming for something too big to consistently land, but McKay’s satire serves its purpose of collective denial.”

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“‘Don’t look up’, it’s all about science, baby” – Reverse.

“Definitely one of the worst movies of 2021 – an arrogant and unbearable mess” – Midwest Film Journal.

“The concept of the film could be very practical – in safe hands” – Globe and Mail.

“’Don’t Look Up’ is perhaps the funniest movie of 2021 – and the most depressing too” – San Francisco Chronicle.

“A film with all the good things to say […], but conceived in such a clumsy satire that it is enough to turn an environmentalist into a pro-deforestation. – TheWrap.

Recall that the film is scheduled to premiere on December 24.

The large cast includes Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence, Rob Morgan, Jonah Hill, Mark Rylance, Tyler Perry, Timothée Chalamet, Ron Perlman, Ariana Grande, Scott Mescudi, Himesh Patel, Melanie Lynskey, Michael Chiklis, Tomer Sisley, Cate Blanchett and Meryl Streep.

Astronomy student Kate Dibiasky (Jennifer Lawrence) and her teacher Dr Randall Mindy (Leonardo DiCaprio) discover that a comet is about to collide with Earth, but no one seems to care . Alerting humanity to the fatal impact of a boulder the size of Mount Everest will not be easy. With the help of Dr Oglethorpe (Rob Morgan), they embark on a media tour of the office of indifferent President Orlean (Meryl Streep) and her sycophantic son Jason (Jonah Hill) on The Daily Rip, a morning show. humorous hosted by Brie (Cate Blanchett) and Jack (Tyler Perry). Just six months away from the crash, grabbing the attention of the media and a social media obsessed audience is proving to be an incredibly comedic challenge – what will it take to get the world to look up?

The film will be streaming on December 24, 2021, just in time to earn awards season nominations.

McKay is no stranger to high-caliber productions, having directed the incredible “The Big Bet” (which won five Oscar nominations, including Best Picture) and “Vice”, which won the statuette. of the best makeup and hairstyle.

McKay joins as a producer alongside Kevin Messick.

DON’T LOOK FOR, JENNIFER LAWRENCE as KATE DIBIASKY. Cr. NIKO TAVERNISE / NETFLIX © 2021
DON’T LOOK OUT, MELANIE LYNSKEY as JUNE MINDY Cr. NIKO TAVERNISE / NETFLIX © 2021
DON’T SEARCH, TAKE SISLEY as ADUL GRELIO. Cr. NIKO TAVERNISE / NETFLIX © 2021
DO NOT LOOK FOR, RON PERLMAN as COLONEL DRASK Cr. NIKO TAVERNISE / NETFLIX © 2021
DO NOT LOOK FOR, HIMESH PATEL as PHILLIP. Cr. NIKO TAVERNISE / NETFLIX © 2021
DON’T LOOK FOR, ROB MORGAN as DR. OGLETHROPE “TEDDY” CLAYTON. Cr. NIKO TAVERNISE / NETFLIX © 2021
DON’T LOOK OUT, MICHAEL CHIKLIS as DAN PAWKETTY. Cr. NIKO TAVERNISE / NETFLIX © 2021
DO NOT LOOK FOR (left to right) SCOTT MESCUDI (KID CUDI) with DJ CHELLO, ARIANA GRANDE and RILEY BINA. Cr. NIKO TAVERNISE / NETFLIX © 2021
DO NOT LOOK FOR, TIMOTHÉE CHALAMET in YULE. Cr. NIKO TAVERNISE / NETFLIX © 2021
DO NOT LOOK FOR, MERYL STREEP as PRESIDENT JANIE ORLEAN. Cr. NIKO TAVERNISE / NETFLIX © 2021
Do not look (from left to right) CATE BLANCHETT as BRIE EVANTEE, TYLER PERRY as JACK BREMMER, LEONARDO DICAPRIO as DR. RANDALL MINDY, JENNIFER LAWRENCE as KATE DIBIASKY, Cr. NIKO TAVERNISE / NETFLIX © 2021

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