Leonardo DiCaprio and Jonah Hill have joined the cast of Adam McKay’s Don’t Look Up For Netflix taking two key lead roles according to The Hollywood Reporter.
The pair previously worked together on the Martin Scorsese film The Wolf of Wall Street.
Don’t Look Up centers on two low-level scientists who, upon discovering that a meteor will strike the Earth in six months, go on a media tour to try to warn the world but find an unreceptive and unbelieving populace.
Leo and Jonah will play the two scientists.
They will be added to a cast that includes Jennifer Lawrence, Cate Blanchett, Rob Morgan, Meryl Streep, Himesh Patel, Timothée Chalamet, Ariana Grande, Kid Cudi, Matthew Perry and Tomer Sisley.
Adam McKay has been behind more mature Oscar-winning films recently with The Big Short and Vice.
Filming on Don’t Look Up is expected to begin on November 19th in Boston.
DiCaprio is also attached to star opposite Robert De Niro in Martin Scorsese’s crime thriller Killers of The Flower Moon.
SOURCE: THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER