Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’ is a Messy But Masterful Sophomore Effort

AUSTIN, TX: “What if I just showed four episodes of This is Us in a row, no explanation?” Jordan Peele asked with a sly smile, during the introduction to Us, which is (most would agree) the most anticipated movie of this year’s SXSW Film Festival. Interest was so feverish in being among the first to […]

Jordan Peele’s YouTube Series ‘Weird City’ is a Shared Universe Anthology [TCA 2018]

After the success of his Oscar-winning film Get Out, Jordan Peele has gotten some TV deals. He is creating a reboot of The Twilight Zone for CBS All Access, but creating another anthology series for YouTube Premium. Both promise to tell surreal, bizarre, twisty stories, but the Weird City stories will be more connected than standalone […]

Tim Heidecker Joins Lupita Nyong’o, Elisabeth Moss in Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’

Jordan Peele‘s upcoming thriller Us has added another actor to its star-studded cast. Tim Heidecker has joined the cast, joining the likes of Lupita Nyong’o, Elisabeth Moss and Winston Duke in Peele’s highly anticipated follow-up to his ground-breaking horror hit, Get Out. Heidecker has joined the Us cast in a mystery role for which details are being kept under wraps, according to Variety. […]

Jordan Peele’s “Twisted-Ass Science Fiction” Anthology ‘Weird City’ Coming to YouTube Premium

Jordan Peele shocked the world with his directorial debut Get Out early last year, and he’s been remarkably busy ever since. His list of active projects has grown to an impressive length, and now he’s adding yet another one to the top of the pile: a show called Weird City, which he calls a “twisted-ass science […]

Jordan Peele’s New Movie Begins Filming This Year

Practically every aspect of Get Out, Jordan Peele‘s directorial debut, has been dissected and analyzed during its year-long trek from opening in theaters to becoming a multiple Oscar nominee. Peele has been in videos pointing out easter eggs and addressing fan theories, and classes are being taught about his film. Many movies wouldn’t be able […]

TV Bits: Jordan Peele’s Bad Robot Show, an Action-Packed ‘Preacher’ Trailer, and More

In this edition of TV Bits: Get Out director Jordan Peele is making an HBO show with J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot Productions AMC’s Preacher gets an explosive new season 2 trailer The Young Pope gets a second season and a new name ABC heads under the sea for The Little Mermaid Live! And more! Jordan […]

Jordan Peele’s ‘Get Out’ Almost Had a Much More Bleak Ending

Even though most of the buzz around theatrical releases right now is centered around Logan, let’s not forget that there’s a perfectly good horror film called Get Out that’s also begging to be seen. Directed by Jordan Peele (one-half of the comedic duo known as Key & Peele), the film follows Chris (Daniel Kaluuya) and […]

Jordan Peele’s ‘Get Out’ is Clever, Tense, Funny, and Unnvervingly Timely

The tree-lined suburban street in the opening scene of Jordan Peele’s Get Out is not, on its face, threatening. But there’s something about the way Peele shoots it – the prowling movements of his camera, the dread loaded into the music – that renders it sinister before the young black man even enters the frame. […]