The environmental satire is merely subjective to what people find funny, says McKay.
“Comedy is always subjective,” he said, speaking on BBC Radio 4’s Today. “Certain people are going to think things are too funny or silly or not care for them so that’s built in.”
“You’re never going to make a movie to appeal to everyone.”
“The idea behind it was ‘How do we get this urgency out there?’
“The science is telling us that the problem is happening right now and it’s far worse than we thought. I felt like laughter was a good way to go because if you’re laughing then you inherently have some perspective.”
Don’t Look Up is now available to stream now on Netflix.