It was recently reported that, after the success of their previous collaboration, Don’t Look Up, Adam McKay’s new star-studded directorial feature, Average Height, Average Build, has been acquired by Netflix.
The film boasts a talented cast, including Robert Pattinson, Amy Adams, Robert Downey Jr., Forest Whitaker, and Danielle Deadwyler. Under his Hyperobject Industries banner and with Kevin Messick as co-producer, Adam McKay, the mind behind the film’s screenplay, will take the reins as director for Average Height, Average Build.
The Plot of Average Height, Average Build
Much like McKay’s previous works, Succession, Don’t Look Up, and The Big Short, Average Height, Average Build promises to be a compelling and entertaining story that reflects the current state of the world. The film combines a black comedy premise with the rampant corruption in politics.
Robert Pattinson plays a serial killer who enlists the help of a lobbyist, played by Amy Adams, to change laws that will allow him to get away with murder more easily. Meanwhile, Robert Downey Jr. plays a retired cop who refuses to give up on the murders and attempts to track down the killer despite being retired. The serial killer becomes famous and tries to hide his real intentions, pretending to be a hero.
The Success of Don’t Look Up and McKay’s Return to Netflix
Adam McKay brought the project to market right after the Oscars, and after careful consideration, decided to return to the place that released his most recent feature film, Don’t Look Up. After it was released, Don’t Look Up quickly became Netflix’s second most-watched film globally, with people watching it for almost 360 million hours within the first 28 days.
It reached #1 in 92 countries. Adam McKay‘s cinematic prowess is undeniable, with a string of accolades. His previous work, “The Big Short,” which he co-wrote with Charles Randolph, earned him the Academy Award, BAFTA, and WGA for Best Adapted Screenplay.
And it’s no surprise that his latest film, “Don’t Look Up,” received four Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture, and took home the Best Original Screenplay award at the Writers Guild of America Awards. McKay’s ability to deliver outstanding films that captivate audiences and earn critical recognition is a testament to his skill as a filmmaker.
Adam McKay has a talent for creating entertaining and thought-provoking works. His previous works have tackled complicated subjects such as the 2008 financial crisis (The Big Short) and the climate change crisis (Don’t Look Up). With Average Height, Average Build starring Robert Pattinson, McKay seems to have taken on political corruption and created a work that will sure be entertaining and insightful.
The Talented Cast of Average Height, Average Build
Robert Pattinson, who has been making waves with his recent work, will be the serial killer in Average Height, Average Build. Pattinson’s previous work includes his role as Batman in The Batman, as well as his role in Christopher Nolan’s Tenet. Robert Pattinson is also set to star in the next Bong Joon-Ho film Mickey17. Amy Adams, known for her powerful performances, will play the lobbyist who helps the killer. Adams is a six-time Academy Award nominee and has won two Golden Globe Awards.
Meanwhile, Forest Whitaker won an Academy Award for his performance in The Last King of Scotland, and Danielle Deadwyler, who has appeared in acclaimed films like Till and The Harder They Fall TV shows such as Atlanta and Watchmen, also have key roles in the film. And of course, Robert Downey Jr., famous for portraying Iron Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, will play the retired cop who won’t give up on the case.
Average Height, Average Build Release Date
There is no set release date for Average Height, Average Build, but they will be exclusively available on Netflix. Nonetheless, Adam McKay and Netflix’s collaboration on Average Height, Average Build promises to be another entertaining and insightful work from the acclaimed director.
Considering the talented cast, including Amy Adams and Robert Pattinson, and the intriguing plot that addresses the topic of political corruption, it’s highly likely that the film will be well-received by audiences. Adam McKay’s previous works, such as Succession, The Big Short, and Don’t Look Up, have garnered critical acclaim and have been recognized with numerous awards, indicating that he consistently delivers high-quality productions. Therefore, it’s reasonable to expect that Average Height, Average Build will receive positive feedback and critical recognition.