Why would I want to see a Deep Impact relationship comedy? What’s funny about cops who still give tickets and particularly people who give a damn about cops giving tickets with a meteor about to smash into earth in three weeks’ time? What’s funny about a maid who gets offended when told she doesn’t have to return to clean? How can anyone be expected to invest anything whatsover in a relationship happening under the cloud of certain doom?

Focus Features is opening Seeking A Friend for the End of the World, which costars Steve Carell and Keira Knightley and was written by Lorene Scafaria, on 6.22.