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Directors Whose Work We’re Excited to See in 2021

Variety Logo By Clayton Davis of Variety | Slide 1 of 18: "Don't Look Up" (Netflix) Whether critics approve or not, it's one of the coolest things to happen in Hollywood that the director of "Anchorman," "Step Brothers" and "The Other Guys" has totalled five Oscar nominations from his last two films, "Vice" and "The Big Short," the latter winning for best adapted screenplay. Partnering with Netflix and nearly every famous person in the business for "Don't Look Up" could be his biggest undertaking yet. The first clip was also the closing shot in Netflix's "new movie every week in 2021 trailer," which has to say to the world, "This is the one." Doesn't it? Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence, Cate Blanchett, Rob Morgan, Meryl Streep, Timothée Chalamet, Jonah Hill, Ariana Grande, Himesh Patel, Matthew Perry, Tyler Perry, Melanie Lynskey, Ron Perlman, Chris Evans Written by: Adam McKay Synopsis: "Don’t Look Up" tells the story of two low-level astronomers who must go on a giant media tour to warn mankind of an approaching comet that will destroy planet Earth.  View the full Article

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"Don't Look Up" (Netflix)

Whether critics approve or not, it's one of the coolest things to happen in Hollywood that the director of "Anchorman," "Step Brothers" and "The Other Guys" has totalled five Oscar nominations from his last two films, "Vice" and "The Big Short," the latter winning for best adapted screenplay. Partnering with Netflix and nearly every famous person in the business for "Don't Look Up" could be his biggest undertaking yet. The first clip was also the closing shot in Netflix's "new movie every week in 2021 trailer," which has to say to the world, "This is the one." Doesn't it? Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence, Cate Blanchett, Rob Morgan, Meryl Streep, Timothée Chalamet, Jonah Hill, Ariana Grande, Himesh Patel, Matthew Perry, Tyler Perry, Melanie Lynskey, Ron Perlman, Chris Evans Written by: Adam McKay Synopsis: "Don’t Look Up" tells the story of two low-level astronomers who must go on a giant media tour to warn mankind of an approaching comet that will destroy planet Earth.  

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