Secondo quando ha dichiarato lo stesso regista sarà una “dark satire in the school of ‘Wag the Dog,’ ‘Doctor Strangelove,’ and ‘Network‘ and if it is half as good as any of them, I will be happy. Two mid-level astronomers discover a meteorite will destroy earth in six months and must go on a media tour to warn mankind”.
La Paramount dovrebbe produrre il nuovo film.
McKay sta lavorando ad una serie per HBO sui leggendari Los Angeles Lakers di Magic & Kareem degli anni ’80:“You might think it’s just about basketball, but it’s about class, race, gender and we’re shooting it in a multi-format, with Super 8, video, 35-millimeter,” said McKay. “These are examples of shows I’m not sure we could have made ten years ago, that audiences would be okay with some of the ways we’re pushing it.”