Jordan Peele tweets out first poster for 2019 film, “Us”


Still riding high from his directorial debut, Get Out, writer/director Jordan Peele has tweeted and posted the poster for his new film, Us. Peele will write and direct the upcoming film which the poster teases to be a “new nightmare from the mind of Academy Award winner Jordan Peele.”

Get Out received an Oscar nomination for best picture (lost to The Shape of Water), while Peele went on to win best original screenplay for the horror/thriller. The film went on to gross $255 million worldwide.

But now, all eyes are on Peele’s next movie, Us. Despite Universal Pictures and Peele’s Monkeypaw Productions keeping plot details heavily under wraps, Variety reports that Lupita Nyong’o (Black Panther) is in talks to star along with Elisabeth Moss (The Handmaid’s Tale). It’s also reported that Winston Duke (Black Panther) is being eyed for another lead role in the movie.

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This should not be confused with This is Us. But knowing Peele, we may cry just as hard as if we were watching NBC’s hit series. Obviously for different reasons.

Us has a release date set for March 15, 2019.

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