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    The Cast Of "Don't Look Up" In Their First Major Onscreen Roles Vs. Now

    They've all grown up so much.

    Don't Look Up is the surprise Netflix hit nobody expected.

    Jennifer Lawrence, Leonardo DiCaprio, Timothée Chalamet in Don't Look Up

    Adam McKay's hilarious satire about two astronomers trying to warn the world about a planet-killing comet debuted in December 2021. It features a star-studded cast including Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence, Meryl Streep, and many more.

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence in Don't Look Up

    If you're curious where the stars got their start before making their way to Don't Look Up, we've got you covered. Check out how they looked in their first major roles in Hollywood vs. now:

    To start, Leonardo DiCaprio's first recurring '90s TV role was Garry Buckman in Parenthood.

    Leonardo DiCaprio in Parenthood

    And now he plays the Michigan State astronomy professor Dr. Randall Mindy.

    Leonardo DiCaprio in Don't Look Up

    In 2008, Jennifer Lawrence was featured in The Poker House as Agnes.

    Jennifer Lawrence in The Poker House

    And now she plays the Michigan State doctoral candidate Kate Dibiasky.

    Jennifer Lawrence in Don't Look Up

    Meryl Streep kicked off her onscreen career as Anne Marie in 1977's Julia.

    Meryl Streep in Julia

    And now she plays Janie Orlean, President of the United States.

    Meryl Streep in Don't Look Up

    Jonah Hill started making us laugh years ago with his role as Barry in 2006's Grandma's Boy.

    Jonah Hill in Grandma's Boy

    And he plays the president's son and Chief of Staff, Jason Orlean.

    Jonah Hill in Don't Look Up

    One of Cate Blanchett's earliest movies in the '90s was The Wedding Party (aka Thank God He Met Lizzie).

    Cate Blanchett in The Wedding Party

    And now she plays Brie Evantee, the host of The Daily Rip.

    Cate Blanchett in Don't Look Up

    Tyler Perry is a household name but initially got his big break in 2005's Diary of a Mad Black Woman.

    Tyler Perry in Diary of a Mad Black Woman

    And now he also plays The Daily Rip co-host Jack Bremmer.

    Tyler Perry in Don't Look Up

    Timothée Chalamet broke into the TV industry with his role as Luke in Royal Pains back in 2012.

    Timothée Chalamet in Royal Pains

    And now he plays a shoplifter named Yule.

    Timothée Chalamet in Don't Look Up

    Ron Perlman's earliest movie role was Amoukar in 1981's Quest for Fire.

    Ron Perlman in Quest for Fire

    And now he plays the space-bound Colonel Benedict Drask.

    Ron Perlman in Don't Look Up

    One of Rob Morgan's earlier movie roles was Hap Jackson in Mudbound.

    Rob Morgan in Mudbound

    And now he plays Dr. Teddy Oglethorpe, the head of NASA's Planetary Defense Coordination Office.

    Rob Morgan in Don't Look Up

    While Ariana Grande is known for her hit singles, she originally got her start as Cat Valentine on the Nickelodeon series Victorious.

    Ariana Grande on the set of Victorious

    And now she plays an international pop star named Riley Bina.

    Ariana Grande in Don't Look Up

    Outside of his music career, Kid Cudi initially got into acting with his role as Domingo Brown in HBO's How to Make It in America.

    Kid Cudi in How to Make It in America

    And now he plays Riley's love interest and music star, DJ Chello.

    Kid Cudi and Ariana Grande in Don't Look Up

    Himesh Patel began his acting career as Tamwar Masood on the BBC One series EastEnders, where he appeared in over 550 episodes.

    Tamwar in EastEnders

    And now he plays a journalist named Phillip.

    Himesh Patel in Don't Look Up

    Melanie Lynskey's very first onscreen movie role was Pauline Parker in 1994's Heavenly Creatures.

    Melanie Lynskey in Heavenly Creatures

    And now she play's Dr. Mindy's wife, June.

    Melanie Lynskey in Don't Look Up

    And finally, Mark Rylance appeared as Ferdinand in the early '90s film Prospero's Books.

    Mark Rylance in Prospero's Books

    And now he plays Peter Isherwell, the tech mogul and CEO of BASH.

    Peter in Don't Look Up

    Who's your favorite character from Don't Look Up? Share your pick in the comments!