13 Hilarious Impromptu Moments From Don’t Look Up

Honestly, is there anything Meryl Streep can’t???


Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence, Meryl Streep, Jonah Hill and Rob Morgan two days improvisation of the first scene in the Oval Office. The first version ran for a whopping 16 minutes, but of course it was cut. However, some gemstones like this did make it into the cut:


In fact, Meryl improvised different phone calls in this scene for every single take. Here’s a behind-the-scenes look at 10 of them:

Meryl Streep improvised a different presidential phone call for ✨ each take ✨ of the Oval Office scene in Don’t Look Up. Here are 10 of them. https://t.co/inTvpVpBcJ

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Jason Orlean punched and commented on Kate in the Oval Office. all John:


In fact, according to Jennifer Lawrence, many of Jason’s insults in the film were improvised by Jonah:


She said Vanity Fair, “It was very, very hard to shoot with Jonah and just not mess up take after take, just laugh. Once we devoted a whole day to him, just improving insults to me. It was amazing.”


Leo also improvised the part where Randall started yelling at the camera on the children’s TV show:


Directed by Adam McKay explained that he only wrote two lines and the rest was 100% Leo.


Tyler Perry and Cate Blanchett improvised quite a bit in their talk show scenes, including lines like this:


This strange phrase that friend Yula asked Kate was also completely unrecorded:


This line about potatoes is from Timothée Chalamet:


Ariana Grande improvised a few lines from her song “Just Look Up”, such as:


Adam said that this is one of his favorite moments in the film. speaking“As soon as I heard that, I was like, ‘Oh, that’s going to be in the movie.'”


The whole “Jason Orleans prayer for things” was improvised from Jonah:


Leo came up with Randall’s last heartbreaking line before the comet hits Earth:


Adam disclosed that the idea made him and script supervisor Keith Hardman immediately tear up.


Meryl improvised a line about how President Orleans would die, which became the inspiration for the mid-credits scene:


Adam said Diversity that after they filmed that scene, he came up with the idea to end the film with Orleans being eaten by Brontarok. They filmed two mid-credits scenes – one where they fight over who gets to build houses on the new planet, and one that does so in the movie.


And finally Jonah improvised part of this post-credits scene too:

Don’t forget to check out this stellar cast. Don’t look up streaming on Netflix.

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