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Adam McKay responds as eagle-eyed viewers spot an ‘editing mistake’ in Don’t Look Up

Adam McKay has responded to Eagle-eyed viewers who claimed to have spotted an editing mistake in his Netflix satire Don’t Look Down.

The 53-year-old director took to Twitter to respond to social media users saying there was a scene which showed an entire masked camera crew in the background.

Ben Köhler was one of the users who posted about it as he showed the frames in a TikTok video which he captioned ‘oopsie.’

 

Interesting: Adam McKay (seen at the LA premiere earlier this month) has responded to Eagle-eyed viewers who claimed to have spotted an editing mistake in his Netflix satire Don’t Look Down

Mistake? The 53-year-old director took to Twitter to respond to social media users saying there was a scene which showed an entire masked camera crew in the background

Mistake? The 53-year-old director took to Twitter to respond to social media users saying there was a scene which showed an entire masked camera crew in the background

He could be heard saying: ‘At 1 hour and 28 minutes it looks like you can see the whole film crew standing there for like, 3 or 4 frames.’

However the filmmaker McKay claimed that the shot being left in the film was totally intentional.

He tweeted on Tuesday:  ‘Good eye! We left that blip of the crew in on purpose to commemorate the strange filming experience. #DontLookUp.’

Ben Köhler was one of the users who posted about it as he showed the frames in a TikTok video which he captioned 'oopsie'

Ben Köhler was one of the users who posted about it as he showed the frames in a TikTok video which he captioned ‘oopsie’

He could be heard saying: 'At 1 hour and 28 minutes it looks like you can see the whole film crew standing there for like, 3 or 4 frames'

He could be heard saying: ‘At 1 hour and 28 minutes it looks like you can see the whole film crew standing there for like, 3 or 4 frames’

However the filmmaker McKay claimed that the shot being left in the film was totally intentional as he tweeted on Tuesday: 'Good eye! We left that blip of the crew in on purpose to commemorate the strange filming experience. #DontLookUp'

However the filmmaker McKay claimed that the shot being left in the film was totally intentional as he tweeted on Tuesday: ‘Good eye! We left that blip of the crew in on purpose to commemorate the strange filming experience. #DontLookUp’

This comes after Don’t Look Up viewers went wild at the sight of Meryl Streep, 72, in a ‘nude’ scene following the release of the satire movie last week. 

The esteemed actress plays the role of President Janie Orlean, and the character is seen nude from behind in the final scene of the movie – yet many fans did not realise the septuagenarian was depicted by a body double. 

Her widely-discussed ‘nude’ scene hit headlines prior to the movie’s release after McKay revealed her co-star Leonardo DiCaprio, 47, took issue with the scene as he sees the actress as ‘film royalty’. 

Uh oh! Don't Look Up viewers went wild at the sight of Meryl Streep, 72, in a 'nude' scene following the release of the Netflix satire movie last week

Uh oh! Don’t Look Up viewers went wild at the sight of Meryl Streep, 72, in a ‘nude’ scene following the release of the Netflix satire movie last week

Meryl is seen as a Trump-esque politician in the movie, which centres around scientists fruitlessly telling citizens the world is going to end due to a comet. 

The final scene sees President Janie go without clothes, thus exposing a vast tattoo on her lower back, a tattoo placement often described in a derogatory sense as ‘a tramp stamp’. Adam revealed the scene featured a body double. 

Many viewers seemed to believe the scene was in fact showing Meryl’s body. 

Twitter users swarmed the microblogging site to pen: ‘I didn’t need to see Meryl Streep naked tbh but the film is still fun…

Oh my! The esteemed actress plays the role of President Janie Orlean, and the character is seen nude from behind in the final scene of the movie - yet many fans did not realise the septuagenarian was depicted by a body double

Oh my! The esteemed actress plays the role of President Janie Orlean, and the character is seen nude from behind in the final scene of the movie – yet many fans did not realise the septuagenarian was depicted by a body double

Shock: Meryl is seen as a Trump-esque politician in the movie, which centres around scientists fruitlessly telling citizens the world is going to end due to a comet

Shock: Meryl is seen as a Trump-esque politician in the movie, which centres around scientists fruitlessly telling citizens the world is going to end due to a comet

‘Meryl Streep was naked at the end of look up… Idk if that was real but I never thought I would see Meryl Streep that naked in my life… 

‘You get to see Meryl Streep naked… Never thought there would be a time that I would get to see Meryl Streep’s tramp stamped naked a*s on film and live to tell about it. The movie was actually really awesome… 

‘Well I was not expecting to see meryl Streep but a*s naked when I turned on this film… Nahh them showing Meryl Streep at the end of this movie naked got me in tears lmaoo… 

‘Never in my life did I expect to see Meryl Streep’s bare naked a*s #DontLookUp… They had Thee Meryl Streep butt naked with a tramp stamp and everything… Bloody hell it’s the only bit I caught… Meryl Streep naked…. Quite the shock at teatime.’ 

Cheeky! Twitter users swarmed the microblogging site to pen: 'I didn’t need to see Meryl Streep naked tbh but the film is still fun'

Cheeky! Twitter users swarmed the microblogging site to pen: ‘I didn’t need to see Meryl Streep naked tbh but the film is still fun’

'Tramp stamp': The final scene sees President Janie go without clothes, thus exposing a vast tattoo on her lower back, a tattoo placement often described in a derogatory sense as 'a tramp stamp'. Adam revealed the scene featured a body double

‘Tramp stamp’: The final scene sees President Janie go without clothes, thus exposing a vast tattoo on her lower back, a tattoo placement often described in a derogatory sense as ‘a tramp stamp’. Adam revealed the scene featured a body double

Last week, it was revealed that Leonardo didn’t agree with the scene, as Adam told The Guardian that he expressed to his disappointment at Meryl’s nude scene.

Shedding light on the behind the scenes action, he said: ‘You know who had a problem with it? Leo. Leo just views Meryl as film royalty … although maybe royalty is not a compliment … but as such a special figure in the history of film.’

He said he ‘didn’t like seeing her with the back tattoo, walking for a second naked.

Adam went on: ‘He said something to me like: “Do you really need to show that?” And I was like: “It’s President Orlean; it’s not Meryl Streep.” But she didn’t even blink. She didn’t even bring it up. She is fearless.’

Leonardo told Access earlier this month that the star-studded cast, which also includes Jennifer Lawrence and Jonah Hill, was ‘on their toes when Meryl walked in, as we should be’ in reverence of her work.

Hitting back: Last week, it was revealed that Leonardo didn't agree with the scene, as Adam told The Guardian that he expressed to his disappointment at Meryl's nude scene

Hitting back: Last week, it was revealed that Leonardo didn’t agree with the scene, as Adam told The Guardian that he expressed to his disappointment at Meryl’s nude scene 

He said: ‘Look, you get to work with the greatest living actor in the world, everyone’s on their toes, everyone’s prepared, and we’re just trying to keep up with her’.

Leonardo noted how he previously ‘worked on a film’ with Meryl, on the 1996 movie Marvin’s Room, in which she played the mother of his character.

In her vaunted film career, in which she’s won three Oscars and scored 21 nominations, Meryl has been in nude scenes in 1994’s The River Wild and 1995’s The Bridges of Madison County.

Don’t Look Up’s ensemble cast also includes Timothée Chalamet, Tyler Perry, Cate Blanchett and Ron Perlman. The movie is in theaters now and will begin streaming on Netflix December 24.

Cheeky! Her body was obscured in head on shots

Cheeky! Her body was obscured in head on shots 

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