Netflix’s new release stars Jennifer Lawrence along with Adam McKay in upcoming original flix “Don’t Look Up”. After playing Magic Johnson’s father for McKay, in his HBO Los Angeles Series, He has signed up for the former.
McKay will write, direct and co-produce with Kevin Messick. The production will be under McKay’s Hyperobject Industries Banner. The film is based upon a storyline of two astronomers who embark on media tour to warn mankind of an approaching asteroid that will destroy planet Earth.
McKay took to an interview saying he had the pleasure of working with Rob Morgan on our HBO Lakers show. He instantly knew Morgan was someone he had to work with. “Rob’s got a presence that’s both commanding as hell yet down to earth. Thrilled he agreed to do ‘Don’t Look Up’ with us.”
American actor, Morgan is famous for his roles as Turk Barrett in
- Jessica Jones
- Iron Fist
- Luke Cage
- The punisher
- Stranger Things
American film and television writer, director and producer Adam McKay, On the film was most recently seen in:
- Universal’s “The Photograph”
- Warner bros “Just Mercy”
- Apple+ Greyhound
Adam has strong ties with Netflix. He started it off with a breakout role in, Oscar Nominated, Mudbound. His next, starring Sandra Bullock, was and untitled Graham King project. He has the Lee Daniel’s pic The United States vs. Billie Holiday coming up real soon.
He served as head writer for the NBC sketch comedy series, Saturday Night Live. McKay also directed movies like Anchorman, Talladega Nights, Step Brothers and almost fifty more like it.
He is repped by CAA, Authentic Talent and Literary Management and attorney Dean Bahat at Zifferen Brittenham.
Jennifer Shrader Lawrence named the highest-paid actress in 2015 and 2016. The films she has acted in have grossed over $6 billion worldwide. Lawrence went on to earn accolades for her collaborations with director David O. Russell. She earned Best Actress Academy Award for her performance as a depressed young widow in the romance film Silver Linings Playbook. Lawrence is also well known for her role as Raven Darkholme/Mystique in X-Men series.