The debut trailer for Jordan Peele's Us displayed not only the filmmaker's abilities to invoke fear in a viewer, but also included plenty of
In the new film, a mother (Academy Award-winner Lupita Nyong’o from Black Panther, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, and 12 Years a Slave) and a father (Winston Duke from Black Panther) take their kids to their beach house expecting to unplug and unwind with friends (including Emmy winner Elizabeth Moss from TV series The Handmaid’s Tale). But as night descends, their serenity turns to tension and chaos when some shocking visitors arrive uninvited.
Peele gained a passionate following thanks to his sketch comedy series Key and Peele, leaving fans excited to see how his comedic background would create a compelling horror film with
With Us, Peele aims to put all those debates aside.
“I’m such a horror nut that the genre confusion of
The outlet then goes on to describe the film as follows: "Us, his new movie, is that contribution, unambiguously so. Get Out is existentially terrifying; Us is spill-your-soda scary. It’s the tale of a family facing off with unsettling doppelgängers of themselves, which Peele calls the Tethered — he means them to be a 'monster mythology,' in keeping with Universal’s Frankenstein/Dracula/Wolfman tradition. He’s taking some mischievous pleasure at the prospect of freaking out some of
See Us in theaters on March 22nd.
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