It will be an original production of Netflix.
The more recent work of Adam McKay they have positioned himself as a director capable of doing much more than comedies. With their satire The Big Bet and The Vice-President, was recognized for his daring criticism of the policy of the united States using actual facts. However, for its next project will go further, will go to the space.
Don’t Look Up is the name of his next film and focuses on two female astronomers who discover a meteorite that will destroy the earth in approximately six months, so they decided to bring this information to the media and save humanity. For the main roles have already had confirmed Jennifer Lawrencebut now Collider reports that Cate Blanchett I would be in talks to join the cast.
Taking into account that the last two movies of McKay, have been nominated for numerous academy awards, including its actors, in addition to that, both Lawrence and Blanchett are award-winning, it is no surprise that has been provided for the following awards season, but due to the pandemic, the production could not start when planned, so if the movie comes to the awards season, probably the next year.