The catastrophic Don’t Look Up debuted on Netflix, which garnered acclaim all over the world. Adam McKay’s film has a large and truly star-studded cast, from Jennifer Lawrence to Meryl Streep. However, perhaps not everyone will have noticed that in Don’t Look Up another well-known actor also makes a cameo, disguised by the look of his character, namely Chris Evans.
The actor best known for the role of Captain America, in the disaster movie, plays a star who plays in the film inspired by the catastrophe that the protagonists of the film are trying to avoid. The film is titled Total Devastation, and we see Chris Evans’ character being interviewed, ahead of the film’s release.
Devin Peters is the name of the actor who plays Chris Evans, and his look has managed to camouflage his face. Between sunglasses, beard and hat, you just can’t recognize him. The only element that helps us is the poster behind the actor, on which you can see the character’s bare face.
“When the asteroid hits us, he sends it back “, this is the tagline of Total Devastation, the film in which Chris Evans’ character in Don’t Look Up plays. Devin Peters explains that he does not want to participate in the diatribe, look above or not look above. In fact, he wears a pin with an arrow pointing in both directions. But here’s a quick gif of his cameo :
You may remember that, also in 2021, Chris Evans also made a funny cameo in the film Free Guy, with Ryan Reynolds.
Chris Evans cameo in Do not Look Up adds a large cast that includes Jennifer Lawrence, Leonardo DiCaprio, Timothee Chalamet, Meryl Streep, Jonah Hill, Cate Blanchett, Ron Perlman, Ariana Grande, Mark Rylance and Rob Morgan.
Don’t Look Up: The Editing Mistake Was Genuine
Apart from its impeccable cast, the film is one of the best to release this year. The star-studded film was released on December 24. In the film, some fans spotted a scene where an alleged editing mistake was found. One of the fans shared a clip on TikTok with the below-written caption:
“So, hey guys, I was just watching Don’t Look Up. And at one hour, 28 minutes and 10 seconds, it looks like you can see the whole film crew standing here, for like three or four frames.”
The video went viral and the detail was soon recognised by many of the fans. Now after huge debates, the director of the film has come forward and revealed that the mistake was genuinely put in the film.