4 Mar 2022

“At a certain point, I got very frightened by climate” – Adam McKay

Adam McKay is an Oscar-winning writer, director and comedian. He is the man behind a whole string of movies including Vice, The Big Short, Anchorman and Talladega Nights.

His most recent film, Don’t Look Up, is a satirical movie about a comet hurtling toward Earth and is a metaphor for climate change, and has been nominated for four BAFTAs and four Oscars. It has also recorded the highest viewing in a week in Netflix history.

Adam speaks to Krishnan about his fears for the future of our planet, if world leaders and fossil fuel companies fail to take proper action now. He also discusses the state of US politics, his ideas for his next movie and the possibility of working with Will Ferrell again.

Produced by: Freya Pickford

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