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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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Get Out filmmaker Jordan Peele has signed a “five-year exclusive production partnership” deal with Universal Pictures which will see him make his next two movies with the studio. The 40-year-old filmmaker worked with the studio on his acclaimed horror movies Get Out and Us and he has now put pen to paper on a contract…

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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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Winston Duke didn’t expect his Black Panther character to be “sexualized and fetishized” as much as it was. The 32-year-old actor played Jabari Tribe leader M’Baku in the 2018 acclaimed Marvel blockbuster. He claims that with his big screen breakout role, came a huge amount of objectification surrounding his body, making him a “sexual object.” Duke says it…

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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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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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This Black Panther star has joined the cast of the new action thriller Heroine. Actor Winston Duke, 31, has been signed by Paramount Players to star in its new exhilarating drama, which is being directed by Dan Casey from his own script and produced by Matt Kaplan through his Ace Entertainment production company, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The film…

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The 61-year-old director was stunned when Get Out filmmaker Jordan Peele, who had optioned the story and developed a script for the movie, asked him to take the reins on the saga, which is based on the true story of Black policeman Ron Stallworth, who infiltrated the Ku Klux Klan in the late 1970s, but…

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The 90th edition of the Academy Awards was a glam gala punctuated by acknowledgments of Hollywood’s recently exposed history of sexual harassment and abuse, President Donald Trump’s policies and featured an outpouring of diversity in pop culture. In direct contrast to the Golden Globe Awards, where most people donned all-black in homage to the revolutionary #MeToo…

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