Posts filtered by tags: Jordan Peele[x]


Romantic Comedy The Lovebirds Lands Issa Rae and Kumail Nanjiani

Romantic comedy The Lovebirds lands Issa Rae and Kumail Nanjiani Kumail Nanjiani and Issa Rae are teaming up for the new romantic comedy The Lovebirds. Michael Showalter, who directed Nanjiani in last year’s Oscar-nominated The Big Sick will helm the project, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The film is being fast-tracked and expected to start production at the end of this month. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gpt...
Tags: Apple, Hbo, Movies, America, Paul Feig, Rae, Showalter, Jordan Peele, Gero, Kumail Nanjiani, Nanjiani, Issa Rae, Michael Showalter, Little America, ComingSoon, Movie News

Apple Signs Deal With ‘Friday Night Lights’ Producer Jason Katims, Courts ‘X-Men’ Producer Simon Kinberg for New Sci-Fi Show

Apple is continuing to poach talent from all across Hollywood for their nascent film and television division, and they may have just added two names to their ever-growing list of collaborators. The tech company is “near a deal” for a new science fiction series that hails from Simon Kinberg, the writer/producer who’s been shepherding the X-Men film franchise for years. Plus, they’ve managed to lure Jason Katims, the producer of beloved TV shows like Friday Night Lights, away from his longtime ho...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Hollywood, Movies, Drama, Sci-fi, Fox, Bill Murray, Hulu, Al Pacino, Jason Katims, Logan Lerman, Simon-Kinberg, Katims, Jordan Peele, Sofia Coppola

Writer’s Room: The Most Anticipated New TV Shows of 2019, Part 1

On the January 17, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor in chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film managing editor Jacob Hall , weekend editor Brad Oman , senior writer Ben Pearson , and writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to decide the most anticipated new tv shows of 2019. You can subscribe to /Film Daily on iTunes , Google Play , Overcast , Spotify and all the popular podcast apps (here is the RSS URL if you need it). Opening Banter: Brad g...
Tags: Hbo, England, New York, London, Television, Movies, Reese Witherspoon, Abc, Mexico, France, China, Boston, New York City, Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Neil Gaiman

Apple Greenlights Sci-Fi Series from Simon Kinberg & David Weil

Apple greenlights sci-fi series from Simon Kinberg & David Weil Apple has ordered a sci-fi series created and co-written by Simon Kinberg (Dark Phoenix), and David Weil (The Hunt), Deadline has confirmed. The currently untitled project will consist of a 10-episode season. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; googletag.cmd.push(function() { ...
Tags: Apple, UK, TV, Movies, TV News, Sherlock Holmes, Nazi, Al Pacino, Rosenfeld, Logan Lerman, Peele, Simon Kinberg, Weil, Jordan Peele, Kinberg, David Weil

Harmony Korine’s latest, Beto O’Rourke doc to debut at SXSW

NEW YORK (AP) — Harmony Korine’s “The Beach Bum,” Olivia Wilde’s directorial debut and a documentary on the breakout campaign of Texas politician Beto O’Rourke will premiere at the annual South by Southwest Film Festival. The Austin, Texas-based festival announced the lineup to its 26th edition Wednesday after previously revealing that Jordan Peele’s “Us” will […]
Tags: New York, Texas, Movies, News, Entertainment, Ap, Nation, Sxsw, Austin Texas, Harmony Korine, Jordan Peele, Beto O'Rourke

SXSW to Premiere Harmony Korine’s ‘Beach Bum,’ Seth Rogen Comedy, Kathy Griffin Concert Film

The 26th edition of the SXSW Film Festival will feature movies directed by Harmony Korine and Olivia Colman, an untitled romantic comedy starring Seth Rogen and Charlize Theron and a concert film with comedian Kathy Griffin. The annual gathering in Austin, Texas, which starts on March 8, will open with Jordan Peele’s “Us,” which was […]
Tags: News, Festivals, Seth Rogen, Olivia Colman, Sxsw, Kathy Griffin, Austin Texas, Charlize Theron, Harmony Korine, Jordan Peele, Premiere Harmony Korine

SXSW to Premiere Harmony Korine’s ‘Beach Bum,’ Seth Rogen Comedy, Kathy Griffin Special

The 26th edition of the SXSW Film Festival will feature movies directed by Harmony Korine and Olivia Colman, an untitled romantic comedy starring Seth Rogen and Charlize Theron and a stand-up special with comedian Kathy Griffin. The annual gathering in Austin, Texas, which starts on March 8, will open with Jordan Peele’s “Us,” which was […]
Tags: News, Festivals, Seth Rogen, Olivia Colman, Sxsw, Kathy Griffin, Austin Texas, Charlize Theron, Harmony Korine, Jordan Peele, Premiere Harmony Korine

/Film’s 25 Most Anticipated Movies of 2019

We are at the start of a new year and you know what that means: a whole new year of movies to anticipate. The /Film crew recently sat down, put our heads together, and compiled a list of our top 25 most anticipated movies of 2019. You can see the fruits of our labor below. And before you ask “But wait, why isn’t this movie on the list?”, please note that we recorded our deliberations as we formed this list as a podcast. So the answer you’re looking for is probably in that audio. Note: severa...
Tags: Movies, Justice, Senate, Stephen King, Disney, Dc Comics, Features, Jake Gyllenhaal, Elton John, Tommy Lee Jones, Dean Deblois, Steven Soderbergh, Seth Rogen, John, Alvin Schwartz, Stephen Gammell

‘Little Woods’ Trailer: Tessa Thompson and Lily James Are Sisters Caught in a Bad-to-Worse Situation

When rising filmmaker Nia DaCosta was announced as the director of the buzzy Jordan Peele-produced Candyman reboot, it might have been odd to some that she didn’t have one feature film under her belt. But she did, and it’s finally making its way to theaters. DaCosta’s dazzling directorial debut, Little Woods, a neo-Western starring Tessa Thompson and Lily James in powerful lead performances as two sisters in an economically depressed North Dakotan town who are on the verge of losing their mothe...
Tags: Movies, Drama, America, Canada, Thriller, North Dakota, Movie Trailers, Nora Ephron, Tessa Thompson, Thompson, Lily James, Tribeca, Deb, North Dakotan, Ollie, Jordan Peele

Tray’s Back in Business in The Last O.G. Season 2 Trailer

Tray’s back in business in The Last O.G. season 2 trailer TBS just released the trailer for season two of their sitcom The Last O.G., which stars Tracey Morgan (30 Rock) as Tray and Tiffany Haddish (The Oath) as Shay, a former couple trying to reconcile some semblance of a relationship after his 15-year stint in prison. In season two, Tray tries to put his culinary skills to the test by opening a food truck in his old neighborhood and really turning his life around. You can check out the tra...
Tags: TV, Movies, Brooklyn, Bobby, Shay, Jordan Peele, ComingSoon, Tracey Morgan, Season 2, Ryan Gaul, John Carcieri, The Last O.G, Allen Maldonado, Joel Zadak, TV Trailers, Tiffany Haddish The Oath

Tim Heidecker and Gregg Turkington’s ‘On Cinema at the Cinema’ Announces 2019 Tour Dates

If you like the comedic stylings of Tim Heidecker and Gregg Turkington in the ongoing web series On Cinema at the Cinema, then we have some good news for you. The hapless duo is going on tour this spring with stops in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, North Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee, and Texas, and they have a multimedia stage show planned featuring their “famed movie expertise and exuberant feuds.” Find out more about Gregg Turkington and Tim Heidecker’s On Cinema at the Cinema tour below. ...
Tags: Comedy, Adult Swim, Hollywood, Texas, Movies, Minneapolis, Events, Atlanta, Chicago, Tim Heidecker, Dallas, Midwest, Nashville TN, Jordan Peele, Turkington, Heidecker

Everything We Know About The Twilight Zone Reboot (So Far)

There’s a lot of great stuff coming in 2019, but few things have us as curious as The Twilight Zone reboot. On one hand, it’s an iconic franchise that could lose some of its luster by coming back. On the other hand, the more we hear about it, the better it sounds. In case you’ve missed all that’s going on around the…Read more...
Tags: Science, Streaming, Twilight Zone, Jessica Williams, Adam Scott, Cbs All Access, Greg Kinnear, Jacob Tremblay, John Cho, Jordan Peele, Kumail Nanjiani, Steven Yeun, Allison Tolman, Sanaa Lathan, Dewanda Wise

Jordan Peele’s Twilight Zone Series Adds DeWanda Wise & Jessica Williams

Jordan Peele’s Twilight Zone series adds DeWanda Wise & Jessica Williams DeWanda Wise (She’s Gotta Have It, Shots Fired) and Jessica Williams (The Incredible Jessica James, The Daily Show) have joined Jordan Peele’s upcoming The Twilight Zone reboot, TheWrap has confirmed. The two will star in an episode that will also feature Lucinda Dryzek (Unforgotten), Jefferson White (Yellowstone), and Jonathan Whiteshell (The X-Files). PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAl...
Tags: TV, Movies, Horror, TV News, Cbs, Jessica Williams, The Twilight Zone, Steven Spielberg, Forest Whitaker, Rod Serling, Greg Kinnear, George Miller, Jacob Tremblay, Bryan, Whitaker, Rosenfeld

PaleyFest LA Announces 2019 Festival Lineup Highlighting the Best of TV

Paleyfest LA announces 2019 festival lineup highlighting the best of TV The annual celebration of all things TV, PaleyFest LA, has announced its lineup for 2019. The festival is held March 15-24 at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. Representing the best and brightest in television today, PaleyFest will feature the creative teams from shows from both streaming platforms and traditional networks, including The Walking Dead, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Grace and Frankie, RuPaul’s Drag Race, and ma...
Tags: TV, Hollywood, Movies, La, TV News, Cbs, Jordan Peele, Paley Center, PaleyFest, PaleyFest LA, Frankie RuPaul, Simon Kinberg Logan, Maureen J Reidy

‘Black Panther’ Was The Best-Reviewed Movie of 2018, According to Rotten Tomatoes

Disney and Marvel Studios’ Black Panther, which was a box office juggernaut and bona fide cultural phenomenon last year, also happens to be the best-reviewed wide release film of 2018. That’s according to Rotten Tomatoes, the review aggregate site which just released its Golden Tomato Awards, an annual list that spotlights the best-reviewed movies of the year. Find out which films won in categories like Best Foreign Film, Best Directorial Debut, and more below. At the risk of repeating mysel...
Tags: Florida, Movies, Disney, Awards, Bradley Cooper, Alfonso Cuarón, Rotten Tomatoes, Ryan Coogler, Roma, Rogers, Luca Guadagnino, Jordan Peele, Black-Panther, Marvel Studios Black, Hereditary Paddington, Best United Kingdom Movie

Jordan Peele's 'Get Out' follow-up moved its release date away from 'Captain Marvel,' and that's beneficial for both movies

Jordan Peele's "Us" will now open on March 22, a week later than originally scheduled. That moves it further away from expected hit, "Captain Marvel," which comes to theaters March 8. Peele's last movie, "Get Out," was a box-office sensation. Distancing the two movies is beneficial for both, chief analyst Shawn Robbins told Business Insider. Writer and director Jordan Peele's follow-up to "Get Out, called "Us," is distancing itself from another highly anticipated blockbuster, "C...
Tags: Trends, Robbins, Lupita Nyong, Peele, Jordan Peele, Captain Marvel, Shawn Robbins, Winston Duke, Business Insider Captain Marvel

Updates From Supergirl, Shazam!, and More

There could be an animated Mortal Kombat film in the works. Rob Marshall says work has already begun on a follow-up to Mary Poppins Returns. Leigh Bardugo’s Grishaverse is coming to Netflix. Plus, get a look at Jordan Peele’s new Youtube series, what’s to come on The Flash, and another whispery Walking Dead tease.…Read more...
Tags: Science, The Walking Dead, Glass, Gotham, Netflix, Rob Marshall, The Flash, Legends Of Tomorrow, Supergirl, Shazam, Dune, Mary Poppins, Jordan Peele, Leigh Bardugo, Mortal Kombat, The changeover

‘Weird City’ Trailer: Jordan Peele’s YouTube Sci-Fi Show Brings the Funny to a Futuristic Dystopia

Jordan Peele may be horror’s new favorite son, but the ever-busy writer/producer/director is finding ways to acknowledge his comedy roots. Jordan Peele and former Key & Peele writer Charlie Sanders teamed up to create the YouTube Premium series Weird City, a sci-fi anthology that brings the funny to futuristic dystopias. Set in a society where classes are starkly divided by the haves and have-nots, labeled in this case as “Above the Line” and “Below the Line,” Weird City stars LeVar Burton as a...
Tags: Amazon, Comedy, Television, Movies, Youtube, Sci-fi, America, Cbs, Black Mirror, Mark Hamill, Laverne Cox, Gillian Jacobs, Peele, Lorena, Jordan Peele, LeVar Burton

The Hunt: Al Pacino to Star in Amazon’s Nazi Hunting Series

The Hunt: Al Pacino to star in Amazon’s Nazi hunting series While Al Pacino’s been an iconic movie star for decades, he may be very close to landing his first-ever TV role. According to Deadline, Pacino is close to closing a deal to star in Jordan Peele’s The Hunt, which will premiere on Amazon. Assuming the deal gets finalized, Pacino will co-star with the previously announced Logan Lerman. The series has been given a direct-to-series order and will have 10 hour-long episodes. The Hunt will...
Tags: Amazon, TV, Movies, New York City, TV News, Al Pacino, Sonar, Reich, Logan Lerman, Peele, Jordan Peele, Pacino, The Hunt, Jenna Santoianni, Monkeypaw Tom Lesinski Mr Mercedes

Al Pacino Will Hunt Nazis for Jordan Peele (in the Amazon Series ‘The Hunt’)

Is Al Pacino in the midst of a comeback? I hope so. The acclaimed actor will appear in Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood and Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman later this year, and now he’s about to join the Amazon series The Hunt. The show, which hails from executive producer Jordan Peele, focuses on a team of Nazi hunters in 1977 New York City who discover hundreds of secret Nazis are attempting to create a Fourth Reich in the United States. Deadline broke the news about Pacino...
Tags: Amazon, Hbo, Hollywood, Television, Movies, Casting, Nazis, New York City, America, United States, Brazil, Nazi, Hitler, Quentin Tarantino, Al-Pacino, Martin Scorsese

Every must-see horror film in 2019, from Jordan Peele's 'Us' to Stephen King's 'It' sequel

Following up on a banner year of horror, 2019 sees the scare-fest returns of Jordan Peele, Pennywise the clown, devil doll Chucky and even James Gunn.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Stephen King, Chucky, Usa Today, James Gunn, Jordan Peele, Jordan Peele Pennywise

‘Horror Noire’ Trailer: Shudder’s Documentary Explores the History of Black Horror

Shudder, the subscription streaming service dedicated to horror movies, is slowly starting to create its own original content. Next up is the service’s first documentary, Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror, which dives into the history of the depiction of black people in the genre and includes interviews with people like Jordan Peele (Get Out), Tony Todd (Candyman), Keith David (The Thing), and other notable creators in the genre space. Check out the trailer below. Horror Noire Trailer ...
Tags: New York, Movies, Documentary, Horror, Los Angeles, Movie Trailers, Jordan Peele, Netflix/Streaming Video, Xavier Burgin, Shudder, Robin R Means Coleman, Horror Noire, History of Black Horror, Tina Mabry Mississippi Damned

Check out the trailer for Jordan Peele’s new YouTube series “Weird City”

Mastermind Jordan Peele is a very busy man these days, working on new projects including the movie Us, an upcoming Twilight Zone reboot, a Netflix stop-motion animated movie called Wendell and Wild, as well as two Amazon shows. But the Academy Award winner is also making time for YouTube. The first trailer for Weird City, a sci-fi anthology series with an absolutely amazing cast, dropped today. The series was created by Peele and Key and Peele writer Charlie Sanders, and follows the lives of ...
Tags: Amazon, Startups, TC, Entertainment, Youtube, Netflix, Gillian Jacobs, Peele, Jordan Peele, Wendell, YouTube Premium, Charlie Sanders

The 43 biggest movies coming out in 2019, which could propel the box office to another record-breaking year

2018 was a huge year for the movie business. There were record-breaking figures domestically ($11.9 billion), thanks to the domination by Disney, which was responsible for an incredible 26% of the market share, as well as surprise hits throughout the year like "A Quiet Place" and "A Star Is Born." The international box office ($29.8 billion) also had a record year with big hitters like "Avengers: Infinity War" and "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom" proving their might, while movies like "Venom" a...
Tags: Hollywood, Disney, Trends, Tom Hanks, Emmet, James McAvoy, Quentin Tarantino, Chris Pratt, Avengers, James Cameron, Robert Rodriguez, Rogers, Jordan Peele, LEGO DUPLO, Bruce Willis Samuel L Jackson, Hobbs Shaw Joaquin Phoenix

Twins Who Played Rachel’s Baby On ‘Friends’ Are Grown Up And In A Hot New Film

Noelle and Cali Sheldon celebrate their roles in Jordan Peele's "Us."
Tags: News, Rachel, Noelle, Jordan Peele, Cali Sheldon

Weird City Trailer: Jordan Peele’s New Sci-Fi Comedy Sets Premiere Date

Weird City trailer: Jordan Peele’s new sci-fi comedy sets premiere date YouTube Premium has released the official trailer for Academy Award winner Jordan Peele’s sci-fi comedy series Weird City. The video offers a glimpse of the quirky antics that we should expect to see when the series debuts on February 13. Check out the video below (via Entertainment Weekly). RELATED: Jordan Peele’s Us World Premiere Set for SXSW Opening Night Movie In a dystopian setting, the middle class has completel...
Tags: TV, Movies, Youtube, America, TV News, Sxsw, Peele, Jordan Peele, Yvette Nicole Brown, ComingSoon, Dylan O'Brien, Monkeypaw Productions, Adam Bernstein, José Molina, YouTube Premium, Weird City

Watch: Clever Sci-Fi Short 'Face Swap' About Digital Doppelgängers

"You pick your facades, yet?" This isn't so much science fiction, more science reality, because we're closer than ever to this technology actually existing. But it's still fun to see them play with this technology concept in a short film anyway. Face Swap is a fun short film made by filmmakers David Gidali & Einat Tubi, inspired by (and utilizing) the "deepfakes" AI technology from the internet. It's the same tech that Jordan Peele use to create his infamous Obama speech. A couple decides to...
Tags: Movies, Obama, Sci-fi, Short Film, George Clooney, Rachel Mcadams, Jordan Peele, To Watch, David Gidali Einat Tubi, Troy Caylak Megan Gray, Noelle Urbano

‘Us’ Release Date Pushed Back One Week in Wake of SXSW Premiere

Universal is pushing back the release date for Jordan Peele‘s Us by one week following news that the horror film starring Lupita Nyong’o and Winston Duke will be the opening night film at SXSW. Read more about the new Us release date below. Universal announced Tuesday that it is pushing back the Us release date to March 22, 2019, a week later than the initial March 15 date. This release date shift comes in the wake of the announcement that Peele’s highly anticipated follow-up to the 2017 pop...
Tags: Movies, Lionsgate, Horror, US, Annapurna, Adelaide, Tim Heidecker, Universal, Richard Linklater, Duke, Jason Blum, Wilsons, Lupita Nyong, Peele, Jordan Peele, Bernadette

Jordan Peele’s Us Pushed Back One Week

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Jordan Peele’s Us pushed back one week Jordan Peele’s highly anticipated horror thriller Us is being pushed back one week in order to “build more buzz,” according to Variety. The Universal Pictures film was selected as the opening title of the South by Southwest Film Festival, and the studio is hoping to capitalize on the (hopefully) positive word of mouth. The film will now open on March 22. Set in present day along the iconic Northern California coastline, Us stars Osca...
Tags: Movies, Adelaide, Universal Pictures, Northern California, Lupita Nyong, Peele, Jordan Peele, Monkeypaw, Winston Duke, Daniel Lupi, Sean McKittrick Jason Blum, Ian Cooper, Adelaide Wilson, Gabe Black Panther, Shahadi Wright Joseph Evan Alex, Tylers Emmy