Adam McKay’s Upcoming Film ‘Average Height, Average Build’ Acquired by Netflix

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Average Height, Average Build Acquired by Netflix: Adam McKay is known for his unique style of humor through his hard-hitting satires. He showed his writing chops, especially through his works like The Big Short and Vice. Both films were praised by audiences and critics alike. After spending years working on comedy films with Will Ferrell, it marked a sharp change in his career and made him an ‘acclaimed director.’ 

So it comes as no surprise that the streaming giant – Netflix is on board with acquiring Adam McKay’s new satire film – ‘Average Height, Average Build.’ 

McKay’s previous project with Netflix – ‘Don’t Look Up’ was incredibly well-received at the Oscars. Despite lukewarm reactions from the critics, the 2021 apocalyptic political satire was nominated for four Academy Award nominations, including two nominations for Adam himself, for Best Picture and Best Original Screenplay. It also became the second most-watched feature on Netflix within the first 28 days.  

Adam McKay’s ‘Average Height, Average Build’ has all the elements to make it the same level of success. It has an award-winning A-list star cast, including Robert Pattinson, Amy Adams, Robert Downey Jr., Forest Whitaker, and Danielle Deadwyler. Like his recent works, it is also a dark comedy about political corruption, and no one’s a better choice than him. It is a fertile ground for this writer-director, and we are sure that it would be a compelling watch.

What is Adam Mckay’s ‘Average Height, Average Build’ about?

Adam Mckay’s ‘Average Height, Average Build’ is a political dark comedy. The narrative follows a serial killer (played by Pattinson) who seeks the help of a well-known political lobbyist (played by Adams) to amend laws to get his murders to become lawful endeavors. A retired cop (played by Downey Jr) is on the lookout for all the leads for this killer’s murders. 

Who stars in Adam Mckay’s ‘Average Height, Average Build’?

The cast of ‘Average Height, Average Build’ includes Robert Pattinson, Amy Adams, Robert Downey Jr., Forest Whitaker, and Danielle Deadwyler. 

Robert Pattinson is known for his works from the blockbusters like The Batman and Twilight series and also for his independent films like The Lighthouse and Safdie Brothers’ Good Time. 6-time Oscar-nominated acting powerhouse Amy Adams was last seen in Disney’s Disenchanted. Robert Downey Jr is popular for his roles as Iron Man and Sherlock Holmes. While Forest Whitaker is known for his Oscar-nominated role in The Last King of Scotland, Danielle Deadwyler is known for her roles in Till and Netflix’s revisionist Western drama – The Harder They Fall.

What is writer-director Adam Mckay known for?

Adam McKay is widely known for his comedy film series – The Anchorman, starring Will Ferell in the central role. He later became through his multiple-award nominated political satires like The Big Short and Vice. He is also one of the executive producers behind HBO’s popular corporate satire, Succession, which has a committed fan following to the level of Game of Thrones and Breaking Bad.

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Akash Deshpande

Obsessed, fascinated, and always nerding out about cinema! You can find me in the corner of a room ruminating over the last TV series I watched.