Photo: Disclosure / Paris Filmes
Hunger Games star Jennifer Lawrence signed a contract with Netflix to star in the platform’s newest apocalyptic scenario movie. Titled Don’t Look Up, not much is known about the film yet, except that it was expected to debut later this year via the streaming platform, but it may be postponed in the face of the coronavirus pandemic.
The recordings of the feature film were scheduled to start in April, and although Netflix has not officially commented on possible changes to its filming schedule, it is expected that they have been postponed indefinitely, considering the current global health condition and the distance measures that are being strictly followed by the platform, which froze the recordings of the new season of Stranger Things and other original titles.
Don’t Look Up it has a script and direction by Adam McCkay and, despite the theme about the end of the world, it is supposed to be a comedy. He says, “I am very excited to be making this film with Jen Lawrence. It is what people in the 17th century called the Dynamite Act, and the fact that Netflix sees this film as a world comedy sets a high standard for me and my team in an exciting and motivating way. “
The film will follow the story of two low-level astronomers who discover that an asteroid is on its way to destroy the Earth. They need to warn society, but their work in the media will be embarrassing and not everyone will take their messages seriously. No recordings, Don’t Look Up follows no trailer released so far.
While we have no more news of the film, get to know other works by Jennifer Lawrence, winner of the Oscar for Best Actress for her performance in The Good Side of Life (2013).