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Megan Thee Stallion would love one particular Black Hollywood director to agree to take on her debut horror flick. The “Hot Girl Summer” rapper has turned her hand to scriptwriting and revealed at the top of her list to head up her first movie is 41-year-old actor-and-director Jordan Peele. Peele has worked on a number…

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In 2019, Black cinema became an outlet to project modern social and political issues. Some Black characters and film producers explored themes of injustice and racism with a twist of comedy and horror. Below is a list of movie characters who impacted Black culture in 2019. 1.  The Exonerated 5 in When They See Us…

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Spoiler Alert Jordan Peele’s Us broke a box-office record for horror films by securing $70 million in the opening weekend. However, Peele’s symbolism caused some moviegoers to leave with unanswered questions. Here are 10 things you missed while watching Us. Jeremiah 11:11 Adelaide Wilson, first portrayed as a girl by Madison Curry, notices a destitute man holding a sign…

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Lupita Nyong’o studied people with spasmodic dysphonia to create the voice of her Us character Red. The 36-year-old actress plays the antagonistic ‘Tethered’ character — as well as Adelaide, Red’s non-villainous doppelgänger — in Jordan Peele’s new horror movie. Nyong’o says she gained inspiration for the character’s haunting voice by studying the neurological disorder that causes involuntary…

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Lupita Nyong’o opened up about her role in the new horror film Us. The 36-year-old actress admits she felt “pressure” starring in Us. She was nervous about starring in the Jordan Peele directed horror film, which follows the story of a family faced with its worst nightmare when they return to the mother’s childhood home. She told Vogue.co.uk, “Of…

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Jordan Peele revealed the budget for his latest horror film, Us, in comparison to his first project, Get Out. The 40-year-old comedian turned filmmaker, says that although his hit 2017 satirical horror Get Out was made with $5 million, he thought it was “key” to have a bigger budget for his upcoming psychological fright fest Us — which was made…

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Kyrie Irving is set to star in a horror flick inspired by an infamously haunted hotel. According to Variety, the 26-year-old NBA player — who appeared in the 2018 sports comedy Uncle Drew — will star and be an executive producer in the untitled film, and the Boston Celtics star has revealed that he “connected” with the plot…

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Get Out director Jordan Peele is part of a new documentary that investigates how horror storylines have been used as societal commentaries on race issues. Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror explores the work of Black filmmakers and characters in the genre. The 39-year-old star is one of the interviewees in the doc, which is based on a…

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Jordan Peele will co-write the new Candyman horror film. The 39-year-old filmmaker — who made his directorial debut with the acclaimed 2017 psychological scare fest Get Out — is bringing back the cult horror franchise, which began in 1992 and starred Tony Todd as a hook-wielding supernatural killer who appears after his name is said five times in…

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Before he was dubbed one of the “Important people to watch under 25,” rising filmmaker Taylor Ri’chard first got his start at Urbanworld Films as an intern. After graduating from Dillard University in New Orleans with a bachelor’s in communications and film, Ri’chard has dedicated the last 10 years to writing, producing and directing. Some of…

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The stars of the highly anticipated film, Ouija,  sits down with rolling out to talk about the making of the teen horror flick, which depicts a group of friends who investigate a ouija board and summon a dark past to learn how their friend died. The cast also shares their personal reservations pre-filming. Please check out this…

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