Leonardo DiCaprio is all set to join the star-studded cast of ‘Don’t Look Up.’
The ‘Titanic’ star will reportedly appear in the upcoming Netflix comedy alongside Jennifer Lawrence, Timothee Chalamet, Meryl Streep, Cate Blanchett, Ariana Grande, Kid Cudi, Jonah Hill, Himesh Patel, Rob Morgan, and Matthew Perry.
Netflix confirmed the development announcing the insane line-up of ‘Don’t Look Up’ in a recent tweet.
The cast of Adam McKay's DON'T LOOK UP is absolutely iconic:— NetflixFilm (@NetflixFilm) October 14, 2020
💫Leonardo DiCaprio joins
💫Jennifer Lawrence &
💫Rob Morgan alongside
💫Tomer Sisley pic.twitter.com/UODRd7r2t8
Academy Award-winner Adam McKay, whose best films include Step Brothers, Vice, and The Big Short, will serve as writer and director on the film.
Taking to Twitter, McKay wrote: “Can’t wait to work with all of these talented actors,” along with a picture of the films glittering ensemble cast.
‘Don’t Look Up’ follows the story of two astronomers who travel around doing press interviews trying to warn people that an asteroid is approaching and will destroy Earth.
According to Variety, DiCaprio and Lawrence are expected to take on the roles of the two astronomers.
Filming for the forthcoming comedy drama is shceduled to begin in Boston later this year.