AceShowbiz - Jordan Peele has revealed that his and Universal Pictures' upcoming movie will be titled "Us". The next feature from the "Get Out" filmmaker is described as "another original and provocative thriller."
The director has also unearthed the flick's first teaser poster. The poster, featuring two silhouttes with white background, teases that the upcoming pic is "a new nightmare from the mind of Academy Winner winner Jordan Peele."
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Jordan Peele is eyeing several actors to star in "Us". Among those who are reportedly circling to star in the upcoming project is Lupita Nyong'o. Her "Black Panther" castmate Winston Duke is also in talks for the movie. "The Handmaid's Tale" star and Emmy-winning actress Elisabeth Moss is also being eyed for a role.
Plot details of "Us", which will be directed and written by Peele, are kept under wraps. In addition to directing and writing, The "Key & Peele" creator will serve as producer alongside Ian Cooper, Sean McKittrick and Jason Blum.
"Us" follows Peele's hit thriller movie "Get Out" that was released in January 2017. Starring Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams and Bradley Whitford, the critically acclaimed movie raked in an impressive $176 million at the domestic box office against its $4.5 million budget. "Get Out" also earned Peele an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay, marking the first black screenwriter to win the category.
"Us" is slated to premiere on March 15, 2019.