Hunger Games star Jennifer Lawrence has told reporters about one of the hardest things about shooting her latest movie Don’t Look Up – losing a tooth.
Laurentius, speaking on the Netflix film’s red carpet in New York, explained that she “lost a tooth quite early in filming” and had to wait until “the end of the movie” due to the COVID pandemic to let it go. to repair.
The 31-year-old, who is currently expecting her first child, stars as astronomy student Kate Dibiasky alongside Dr. Randall Mindy (Leonardo DiCaprio), who discover together that a comet is hurtling toward Earth.
Speaking alongside Lawrence, DiCaprio added, “Talking to people all day in masks and shields… Usually, you know, from a creative perspective, you’re constantly mixing it up with the cast and crew, but we’re, you know you, , we are completely isolated.
“But, like I said, it was a great opportunity to work during COVID, for all of us to work, and most importantly to make a movie that, you know, was about our faith in the scientific community. That was the coolest part.”
DiCaprio is known for his environmental credentials and often talks about climate change and science. He even made an unscheduled appearance at the COP26 in Glasgow earlier this year.
The comedy also stars Mamma Mia star Meryl Streep, Dune actor Timothee Chalamet and Dunkirk’s Sir Mark Rylance, as well as pop megastar Ariana Grande and rapper Kid Cudi.
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Adam McKay, who’s behind movies like Anchorman and Step Brothers, directs Don’t Look Up, telling reporters, “You know, honestly, I’d rather be making Step Brother movies for the next 20 years, but the world is so crazy.
“And it’s clear that we live in a time of tectonic change. And very frightening times, especially when it comes to climate.
“Yeah, it was just, you know, those early movies that I did with Will (Ferrell) were a joy. And there’s a certain point of view in those movies, but it felt like there was no point in continuing to make it.” those movies.
“So it’s not like I’ve gone through some personal change. It’s more like the world changed so radically that you can’t ignore it as a filmmaker.”
Jennifer Lawrence has not been seen on the big screen since she appeared in X-Men: Dark Phoenix in 2019, the same year we last saw DiCaprio in a movie, in Once Upon A Time In Hollywood.
Don’t Look Up opens December 10 in a handful of UK cinemas and can be seen worldwide on Netflix from Christmas Eve.