Leonardo DiCaprio said yes, don’t look up, because of the climate crisis

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  • The actor actively works towards issues related to climate
  • The film boasts of an impressive cast
  • “And if we don’t do something, we know the consequences,” he added.

Los Angeles:

Leonardo DiCaprio said he signed up for Netflix’s star-studded film about a comet that is threatening to end life on Earth because it draws an immediate analogy to the climate crisis. dark satire don’t look up DiCaprio and Jennifer Lawrence stars as astronomers whose warnings about impending catastrophe fall on deaf ears in a fiercely partisan and divided United States led by an incompetent president—played by Meryl Streep. Fresh from attending the United Nations COP26 climate change summit in Glasgow, DiCaprio said that Adam McKay’s script solved the “next to impossible” problem of making an enigmatic film about a crisis that had taken “over a century”. evolves.”

“How do we, as a species, as a society, as a culture, politically, deal with the impending Armageddon?” Leonardo DiCaprio asked to preview the audience screening in Los Angeles on Thursday.

“They had cracked the code, so to speak, in a two-hour format, to talk about how we as mankind are going to respond to this crisis,” he said.

The film, starring Ariana Grande, Cate Blanchett, Mark Rylance, and Jonah Hill, hits theaters on December 10 before streaming on Netflix from Christmas Eve. McKay, whose extensive career has spanned cult comedy anchorman And step brother and sarcastic acts the big short And Vice President, has become one of Hollywood’s most sought after directors.

reviews for don’t look up are under ban, but the initial response on Thursday was impressive, with Variety’s Clayton Davis predicting it would make “a seismic effect (pun intended)” on the Oscar race.

DiCaprio said he hopes the film will “start different conversations, and that more people talking about it will inspire the private sector and powers to make massive changes.” But he acknowledged that he had “not much” optimism about humanity’s ability to solve the climate crisis.

“Especially after coming back from Glasgow and seeing these commitments that could be replaced by the next wacky administration that could come in and get out,” he warned.

Nearly 200 nations came together on a global pact to combat climate change after two weeks of painful negotiations, but fell short of what the science says to stop the alarming temperature rise.

“The planet has “such a finite amount of time and such a huge scale that it needs to happen so quickly,” DiCaprio said. We know the result.”

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