Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Lawrence warn about the end of the world in the first trailer for “Don’t Look Up”

Netflix released the highly anticipated trailer for Don’t Look Up, its 2021 cinematic tank. The cast is impressive and behind the scenes is one of Hollywood’s favorites.

Actors and actresses of the stature of Leonardo DiCaprio work together, Jennifer Lawrence, Jonah Hill, Ariana Grande, Timothée Chalamet, Tyler Perry, Mark Rylance, Ron Perlman, Cate Blanchett, Meryl Streep and Chris Evans.

What is the movie about? It closely follows the story of two astronomers (Lawrence and DiCaprio) who discover that a comet is going to arrive and destroy the Earth. To try to avoid it, they will undertake a huge media tour with the aim of generating awareness in humanity about what awaits them.

DiCaprio and Lawrence, together in Don’t Look Up.

There is no doubt that Don’t look up It is emerging as a firm candidate to win an Oscar at the beginning of 2022. It will premiere on December 24 on the platform and will enter the awards season.

The mentor and project manager is Adam McKay, known – and nominated by the Hollywood Academy – for the films of political “humor” The big bet (The Big Short) y The vice president (Vice).

For the environment

The protagonist of Don’t Look Up has been very, very committed to the environment for years. The ideas that his new film will transmit seem to be in tune with what he proclaims every day.

One of his latest environmental messages had to do with the threat currently facing the Sawawo community, located on the border between Peru and Brazil, Atalaya province (Ucayali).

DiCaprio only uses his networks to post things related to his activism or specific projects.  Photo: AFP

DiCaprio only uses his networks to post things related to his activism or specific projects. Photo: AFP

DiCaprio warned that the construction of illegal roads “is causing the contamination of the land and the illegal looting of natural resources, and is opening this part of the Amazon to a further invasion, threatening the home, livelihoods, cultures and communities. lives of indigenous peoples ”.

His work as an environmental activist was also recently reflected, with a donation of 43 million dollars for the restoration efforts of the Galapagos Islands.

In his efforts to promote climate action and conservation, the artist announced the launch of Re: wild, an environmental organization that seeks to protect wildlife and restore biodiversity.

Blood diamonds

It is no coincidence that DiCaprio has starred Blood Diamond. One of the latest news related to him has to do with the fact that a firm in which he invested and currently advises settled in Trujillo, Spain, to cultivate diamonds.

The American actor is a stronghold of the company Diamond Foundry, the company that chose this remote location to do its job.

The plot of Don't Look Up is in tune with the actor's public discourse.  Photo: AP

The plot of Don’t Look Up is in tune with the actor’s public discourse. Photo: AP

Diamond Foundry chose to leave its place of origin because in Trujillo it is possible to carry out a culture with plasma reactors that reproduces the pressure and heat conditions necessary so that, between 6 and 10 weeks, the diamonds are ready using huge amounts of energy renewable.

“The availability of solar energy is very high in Extremadura and we want our foundry to be powered by renewable energy,” he explained Martin Roscheisen, co-founder and executive director of Diamond Foundry to the newspaper ‘El País’.