Why “Don’t Look Up” Used a Fake $700K Watch Instead of the Real Thing

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By Alex Lauer Well before the release of Adam McKay’s star-studded Don’t Look Up, the movie was already getting mixed reviews — specifically from watch nerds. The first trailer showcased a number of A-list stars, from Leonardo DiCaprio to Meryl Streep, including one wearing what appeared to be a six-figure watch: Jonah Hill sporting an RM 052, a Richard Mille timepiece featuring a distinctive skull smack dab in the middle of the dial. As GQ notes in an interview with Susan Matheson, the costume designer for Don’t Look Up, watch fans immediately called the bluff on the Richard Mille. This extra…

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