Jordan Peele

Jordan Peele Says John Boyega Won’t Be Blackballed: ‘We Got You’

News outlets have shared that all 50 states have held a protest in a call to action against police brutality. Among some of those protests, held passionate celebrities that spoke out to support the Black Lives Matter movement. One of those celebrities being Star Wars actor, John Boyega. Boyega gained attention after trending on social […]

Jordan Peele Reveals New ‘Candyman’ Trailer

Jordan Peele is a talented director who specializes in comedy and horror films. His best movies include Get Out and Us. Now Peele is back once more, but to re-vamp a 1992 classic, Candyman. Peele is the co-writer and producer of the highly anticipated reboot. Fans can look forward to the trailer of the director’s […]

Jordan Peele is Uncomfortable With ‘Us’ Inspired Halloween Costumes

Jordan Peele is Uncomfortable With 'Us' Inspired Halloween Costumes

Jordan Peele’s Get Out follow-up, Us, inspired a lot of costumes this Halloween. It’s a simple DIY costume: Draw dark circles around your eyes, put on a red jumpsuit, and grab a pair of gold glasses. Although this outfit will certainly turn heads at any Halloween party, Jordan Peele doesn’t want to see it. The […]

Jordan Peele Says He Will Never Cast a White Male Lead in His Movies

With a historic opening weekend, Jordan Peele looks to capitalize on that success as he discusses his new film. The Us director recently spoke at East Hollywood’s Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre. A crowd of 200 improv students, aspiring directors, and fans packed the room to hear the 40 year -old speak on a variety of topics, including […]

JAY-Z Sends Jordan Peele a Celebratory Message for the Success of ‘Us’

Have you seen Jordan Peele’s Us, yet? If you haven’t, make sure you get to movie theaters to enjoy then celebrate the number one film from the Get Out creator. That’s what Jay-Z did and issued a congratulatory message via all of Roc Nation’s social media channels. The image shared with the nod of victory […]

Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’ Grosses Over $70 Million Opening Weekend

Jordan Peel's 'Us' Grosses Over $70 Million Opening Weekend

Jordan Peele’s Us exceeded the $68 million expectations and grossed over $70 million during its opening week. Deadline reports that the flick generated approximately $70.2 million in ticket sales after pulling in $25.4 million on Saturday. The outlet notes that there was concern that the Get Out follow-up wouldn’t live up to Peele’s directorial debut, […]

Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’ Gross $7.4 Million on Thursday Opening Night

Jordan Peele's 'Us' Gross $7.4 Million on Thursday Opening Night

Jordan Peele’s Us grossed $7.4 million the opening Thursday night. The horror-thriller flick topped Thursday preview numbers for The Nun at $5.4 million and A Quiet Place at $4.3 million and nearly matched Halloween at $7.7 million. Projections for the highly-anticipated Get Out follow-up is between $38 million to $45 million range for the weekend. […]

Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’ Projecting $40M Box Office Opening

Jordan Peele's 'Us' Projecting $40M Box Office Opening

Jordan Peele’s upcoming thriller, Us is eyeing a potential $35-$40 million box office opening. That’s a little over the $33.3 million Get Out raked in for its $4.5 million budget. Jordan Peele’s directorial debut ultimately grossed around a 5.3x multiple of $176M stateside ($255.4M worldwide), four Oscar nods including Best Picture and a win for […]

[Watch] John David Washington & Laura Harrier Talk BlacKkKlansman & More

Ron Stallworth decided to punctuate the 70s with a spotlighted exclamation point. The statement spoke loudly in 1979— like the drumbeat under Flash’s “Superrappin.” And in true Hip-Hop fashion, this brave and pioneering Black police officer disrupted the status quo of Colorado Springs. First he did by being the first African-American hired as a police […]

Lakeith Stanfield May be Casted for ‘Candyman’ Reboot

Lakeith Stanfield May be Casted for 'Candyman' Reboot

Jordan Peele is reprising the 1992 classic film, Candyman, and Super Bro Movies reports that he’s looking to cast Lakeith Stanfield as the lead protagonist for the film. Stanfield will reportedly play an artist named Anthony who is looking up the legend of the Candyman. Collider says the character will be parallel to Heather Lyle’s character […]

Jordan Peele Will Co-Write ‘Candyman’ Reboot

Jordan Peele's Upcoming Thriller, 'Us' to Star Lupita Nyong'o

Words by: Symone Daniels Jordan Peele, who gave us the nerve-racking film Get Out, has been tapped to co-write a remake to the 90’s horror classic Candyman. To help him with this project, Peele enlisted Little Woods director, Nia DeCosta, to direct the film. MGM has partnered with Monkeypaw Productions’ Peele and Win Rosenfeld to […]

Jordan Peele is Set to Host ‘The Twilight Zone’ Revival

Jordan Peele is Set to Host 'The Twilight Zone' Revival

Jordan Peele is about to travel through another dimension and he’s taking us with him. CBS reported Thursday that Peele will fill in as host and storyteller of The Twilight Zone, the revival of the exemplary sci-fi collection that he is creating with CBS Television Studios and Simon Kinberg for CBS All Access. Peele ventures […]

Jordan Peele Takes Home Prestigious Nebula Award for ‘Get Out’

Jordan Peele Takes Home Prestigious Nebula Award for 'Get Out'

Almost a year later, and Jordan Peele’s critically-acclaimed horror, Get Out, is still raking up awards. Peele’s directorial debut won the Ray Bradbury Award for Outstanding Dramatic Presentation at the Nebulas. The award ceremony honors the greatest work in science fiction and fantasy in the United States. The comedian became the first Black man to win […]

Jordan Peele’s Nazi Drama Picked Up by Amazon

Jordan Peele's Nazi Drama Picked Up by Amazon

Amazon has given a direct-to-series order of Jordan Peele’s Nazi drama series entitled, The Hunt. The series is inspired by real-life events of a group of Nazi hunters in New York City in the 1970’s. After a group of people find out they’re living among high-ranking Nazi officials who were conspiring to create the Fourth Reich in […]

Spike Lee and Jordan Peele Join Forces For New Movie ‘BlacKkKLANSMAN’

Spike Lee has another summer premiere up his sleeve with the recent announcement of BlacKkKLANSMAN, his “newest joint” that premiered this past weekend at the Cannes Film Festival. Based on a memoir by Ron Stallworth, the BlacKkKLANSMAN story is based on a 1970s narrative of an African American cop who infiltrated the Ku Klux Klan, […]

Jordan Peele’s Upcoming Thriller, ‘Us’ to Star Lupita Nyong’o

Jordan Peele's Upcoming Thriller, 'Us' to Star Lupita Nyong'o

Jordan Peele is eyeing his directorial follow-up to his Oscar-winning film, Get Out. Peele announced his forthcoming movie entitled, Us, which will be “another original and provocative thriller.” Oscar-winning actress, Lupita Nyong’o is in talks to star in the film alongside her Black Panther co-star Winston Duke and The Handmaid’s Tale star, Elisabeth Moss. Jordan made the announcement via […]