Leonardo DiCaprio will appear in the Netflix comedy Don't Look Up, alongside Timothée Chalamet, Jennifer Lawrence and Meryl Streep, as well as Ariana Grande, Kid Cudi, Jonah Hill, Himesh Patel and Matthew Perry.

Cate Blanchett and Rob Morgan are also part of the cast.

The film, directed by Adam McKay, boasts one of the most glittering ensemble casts in recent Hollywood history.

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McKay, whose films include Step Brothers, Vice, and The Big Short, tweeted: "Can't wait to work with all of these talented actors."

Don't Look Up tells the story of two low-level astronomers who go on a media tour to warn mankind of an approaching asteroid that will destroy planet Earth.

The film is reportedly expected to begin filming later this year.

DiCaprio will next star in Killers Of The Flower Moon, which will be directed by his frequent collaborator Martin Scorsese

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