Chris Evans Joins Cast of Netflix’s ‘Don’t Look Up’
The cast list for Adam McKay’s upcoming Netflix comedy just got longer, with Chris Evans joining the lineup.
The satire movie titled Don’t Look Up is setting up to be one of the most star-studded films in the last few years. McKay is making his return to comedy after the success of his political film, Vice, about Dick Cheney. The film production was due to start in April, but due to COVID-19, filming was postponed. Paparazzi caught Evans arriving on set in Boston and getting tested before getting to work.
#NEWS Chris Evans was seeing taking a covid test when arriving at the set of “Don’t Look Up” in Boston although his name has not yet been confirmed in the next movie starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Lawrence. pic.twitter.com/s9Pc9wdSQp— Chris Evans News (@CEvansNews) December 10, 2020
Actress Jennifer Lawrence will be playing an astronomer who discovers a meteor coming towards earth, and the film follows her journey to warn people. Leonardo DiCaprio will also be starring in the movie, along with Actress Cate Blanchett and Newcomer Timothée Chalamet. Rapper Kid Cudi and Singer Ariana Grande have also been named as cast members.
Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Lawrence have arrived in South Station to film scenes for their upcoming Netflix movie “Don’t Look Up”pic.twitter.com/iBMvBsP58F— Wicked Boston (@WickedBoston_) December 2, 2020
After finishing his role as Captain America in Marvel’s Avengers franchise, many fans wondered what would be next for Evans. Today brought lots of news about the star’s upcoming work. Pixar announced today that Evans will be voicing Buzz Lightyear in an animated film set to be released in June 2022. Evans also will be starring in another Netflix movie, The Gray Man. There have also been talks of Evans joining the Little Shop of Horrors remake, though that has yet to be confirmed.
Chris Evans is trending because he’s going to star in Netflix’s “Don’t Look Up” with an all-star cast and he’s going to be the voice of Buzz Lightyear in Pixar’s origin story “Lightyear!” Plus The Grey Man, Little Shop Of Horrors. CevansNation just keep on winning!!! 👍👍👍😁 pic.twitter.com/eHoDJidULE— I ❤️ Chris Evans aka America’s Sweetheart! 🇺🇸🌊 (@Sweet_grl_70) December 11, 2020
2020 changed how we watched movies. We long to be in crowded theaters sharing the love of film with strangers over buckets of popcorn. Companies like Netflix have been teaming up with actors, directors, and producers to give us box office quality movies in our homes. Viewers can not wait to see all that Evans has been working on since he put down the red, white, and blue shield.