Entertainment Movies Leonardo DiCaprio, Meryl Streep, Timothée Chalamet & Ariana Grande Team Up for New Netflix Comedy The upcoming Netflix comedy will be written by Adam McKay and also stars Jonah Hill, Matthew Perry, Jennifer Lawrence and Himesh Patel By Alexia Fernández Published on October 14, 2020 04:37 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Leonardo DiCaprio; Meryl Streep, Timothée Chalamet and Ariana Grande. Photo: Michael Kovac/Getty; Steve Granitz/WireImage; Frazer Harrison/Getty; Steve Granitz/WireImage Netflix has locked in an "iconic" cast for its upcoming comedy Don't Look Up. The comedy by screenwriter and director Adam McKay will star Leonardo DiCaprio, Ariana Grande, Meryl Streep, Jonah Hill, Jennifer Lawrence and Timothée Chalamet. Netflix confirmed the news on Wednesday by sharing a tweet with photos of the star-studded line-up that also includes Cate Blanchett, Kid Cudi, Matthew Perry, Rob Morgan, Himesh Patel and Tomer Sisley. Jennifer Lawrence and Husband Cooke Maroney Wear Matching Masks While Out to Lunch in N.Y.C. "The cast of Adam McKay's DON'T LOOK UP is absolutely iconic," the streaming site tweeted. Don't Look Up follows the story of two subordinate astronomers who embark on a media tour to warn the whole world of impending destruction from an asteroid headed Earth's way, according to Variety. McKay, 52, previously directed Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby, Step Brothers and Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues. The writer also worked on more dramatic fare including 2018’s Vice and 2015’s The Big Short, for which he won the Best Adapted Screenplay Oscar in 2016. RELATED VIDEO: Leonardo DiCaprio Lends His Voice to Support Michelle Obama's Voting Initiative in New Video Several of the stars in the film are hard at work on other projects, with DiCaprio, 45, next starring in Martin Scorsese's Killers of the Flower Moon. Streep, 71, teamed up with Ryan Murphy on his Netflix adaptation of The Prom and will star in the Steven Soderbergh HBO Max comedy Let Them All Talk. Leonardo DiCaprio Enjoys Sunny Beach Day with Girlfriend Camila Morrone Chalamet, 24, has also been busy with the latest adaptation of Dune and The French Dispatch and Grande, 27, plans to release an album this month. Don't Look Up will reportedly begin filming before the end of the year. Never miss a story — sign up for PEOPLE's free daily newsletter to stay up-to-date on the best of what PEOPLE has to offer, from juicy celebrity news to compelling human interest stories.