The star-studded new venture by Adam McKay ‘Don’t Look Up’ seems to be a multifaceted visual treat. The Netflix produced movie has begun its filming process in Boston with the remarkable crew of ‘Titanic’ hero Leonardo DiCaprio and ‘The Devil Wears Prada’ fame Meryl Streep. With the COVID-19 cases skyrocketing day by day the filming process was initiated abiding to the COVID protocols at its best.
Amid warnings from local authorities and the CDC about large gatherings, the biggest movie to film in the Boston area this year, the Netflix comedy “Don’t Look Up,” officially kicked off production on November 19th with a set photo showing off the movie’s silhouetted logo. Boasting a huge cast of A-list celebrities with Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Lawrence (Hunger Games) in titular roles.
As far as the filming process is concerned,the cast and crew was strictly put under COVID protocols before the process.Movie stars were quarantined in their hotels for weeks at a time. Technicians are no longer able to hang around the craft services table during breaks. Dozens of extras, all of whom must be virus-free before they arrive on set.
Don’t Look Up by Adam McKay: More Details Revealed!
Directed by Adam McKay (“The Big Short,” “Anchorman”) and starring Jennifer Lawrence (“The Hunger Games”), Leonardo DiCaprio (“Titanic”) and seemingly half of Hollywood, “Don’t Look Up” was originally set to begin filming in Boston back in April, but is now attempting to make movie magic during the fall and winter months.
As far as the plot is concerned, Jennifer Lawrence and DiCaprio play a pair of astronomers who discover that an asteroid is on a collision course for earth. When they begin to speak publicly about the imminent danger, they find that no one will take their dire warnings of impending doom seriously.
Though, the movie “Don’t Look Up” was originally scheduled to start filming in April for a December release on Netflix, due to the mounting cases of pandemic, it is now set to be released sometime in 2021 on the streaming platform. Let’s be alarmed and shall keep our senses wide open for more new updates.