Leonardo DiCaprio, Meryl Streep, Jennifer Lawrence, Timothee Chalamet team up for 'Don't Look Up'

Netflix's forthcoming comedy film titled 'Don't Look Up is being directed by Adam McKay.

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Actors Leonardo DiCaprio, Meryl Streep and Timothee Chalamet are all set to join the star-studded cast of Netflix's comedy Don't Look Up. As reported by Variety, Jennifer Lawrence, Jonah Hill and Himesh Patel are among the others on the list along with Ariana Grande, Kid Cudi and Matthew Perry. Cate Blanchett and Rob Morgan were also recently announced as part of the cast.

McKay, the filmmaker behind Step Brothers, Anchorman, Talladega Nights and The Big Short, wrote and directed Don't Look Up, which follows two low-level astronomers who embark on a media tour to warn mankind of an impending asteroid that could destroy the planet.

Lawrence and DiCaprio are expected to play the two astronomers, but Netflix would not confirm. As per Variety, the film is scheduled to start filming before the end of the year. McKay is also producing the film with Kevin Messick under McKay's Hyperobject Industries banner.

Meanwhile, Leonardo was last seen in the Oscar-nominated film, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood wherein he played the role of Rock Dalton. Whereas Meryl Streep's upcoming film is The Prom alongside James Corden, Nicole Kidman, Jo Ellen Pellman, Keegan-Michael Key, Andrew Rannells, Ariana DeBose, and Kerry Washington.

Timothée Chalamet has Dune in his kitty which is awaiting a release. The science-fiction flick also stars Rebecca Ferguson, Oscar Isaac, Josh Brolin, Stellan Skarsgård, Dave Bautista, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Zendaya, David Dastmalchian, Chang Chen, Sharon Duncan-Brewster, Charlotte Rampling, Jason Momoa, and Javier Bardem.

Talking about Jennifer Lawrence, she will next be seen in Red, White and Water

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