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Jordan Peele’s Second Horror Movie Does $30 Million More Than Predicted In Its First Weekend Alone

Though some on Twitter said this was actually no surprise, pundits were surprised – it was predicted to do about $40 million during its first weekend. Us broke several records in its first weekend and is the largest opening ever for an original R-rated film as well. – The New York Times
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‘Candyman’ Director Nia DaCosta Says Yahya Abdul-Mateen II is Not Replacing Original Candyman Tony Todd

Director Nia DaCosta has confirmed something we theorized about earlier this month: reports of Yahya Abdul-Mateen II taking over Tony Todd‘s role of Candyman in the Candyman reboot were not entirely accurate. The news of Abdul-Mateen II joining the film came with the claim that the Aquaman actor was the new Candyman, but according to DaCosta, that’s not correct. Who is playing the new Candyman? It looks as if there’s no easy answer to that. A month ago, Variety claimed that Aquaman‘s Black M...
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Adequate Man And Now, Your Worst Roommate Horror Stories | Very Smart Brothas 10 True Facts About th

Adequate Man  | Very Smart Brothas 10 True Facts About the Various Armchair Analyses of Jordan Peele’s Us  | The Muse Queer Eye Is Missing Out on a Sharper Conversation About Inept Straight Dudes | Splinter Lindsey Graham Couldn’t Be Any More Pathetic | The A.V. Club Zack…Read more...
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Michael Abels, Composer Of Jordan Peele's 'Us', Balances Terror With Empathy

Abels was a music teacher who had never scored a film when he was hired for Jordan Peele's Get Out and now Us. Peele hired him after a fruitless search for an African-American film composer.(Image credit: Suzanne Hanover/Universal)


‘Twilight Zone’ Reboot Trailers Take You to Another Dimension

Jordan Peele‘s star-studded Twilight Zone reboot is arriving on CBS All Access soon, and to celebrate, two new episode trailers have been released. One focuses on the episode starring Kumail Nanjiani as a desperate stand-up comedian, while the other has Adam Scott experiencing a “Nightmare at 30,000 Feet.” Watch the Twilight Zone reboot trailers below. The Comedian How far will you go for a laugh? @KumailN must decide in a new episode of #TheTwilightZone, "The Comedian", streaming April 1...
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John Malveaux: Jordan Peele's "US" has enjoyable, suspenseful music of Michael Abels

Michael Abels John Malveaux   of  www.MusicUNTOLD.com   writes: 3-22-19 attended opening day matinee of director, writer Jordan Peele double entendre US infusion with the enjoyable, suspenseful, and bone shaking music of composer Michael Abels. See Michael Abels wearing Kente cloth representing the presence of ancestors. [Author: William J. Zick]
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Two Episode Trailers for Jordan Peele’s The Twilight Zone Released

Two episode trailers for Jordan Peele’s The Twilight Zone released Ahead of The Twilight Zone‘s debut next week, CBS All Access has released two episode trailers for Jordan Peele’s forthcoming reboot of the iconic anthology series. The first video is for the episode titled “The Comedian” which stars Kumail Nanjiani and Tracy Morgan while the second one is for the Adam Scott starring episode, “Nightmare at 30,000 Feet”. Check out the videos below! PB = PB || {}; ...
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John Malveaux: Billboard.com: Michael Abels on Delivering a Frightfully Good Score

Michael Abels (Todd Robinson/Billboard) John Malveaux of  www.MusicUNTOLD.com   writes: Composer Michael Abels discusses the music in the movie US  https://www.billboard.com/articles/news/8503740/michael-abel-jordan-peele-us-composer   Billboard Michael Abels on Delivering a Frightfully Good Score for Jordan Peele's Horror Flick 'Us' 3/22/2019 by Paula Parisi “Visit your local record shop to find out how you can be part of Hands Across ...
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About that 'Us' ending...

If you are reading this story without having seen Jordan Peele's latest film "Us," then you have only yourself to blame.


The Classic Influences of ‘Us’, from ‘The Twilight Zone’ to ‘Jaws’

(Welcome to Classically Contemporary, a series where we explore the ways in which new releases echo classic Hollywood or how classic Hollywood continues to influence modern filmmaking.) Jordan Peele’s Get Out reinvigorated a horror landscape rife with jump scares and standard monsters. Horror features with political overtones have existed since the genre was created, but in the Blumhouse era, they were sometimes harder and subtler to find. Peele’s second feature, Us , similarly infuses ...
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Unraveling Some Of The Pop Culture References In ‘Us’

The story of the real Hands Across America, homages to “The Shining” and “Jaws,” shape Jordan Peele’s twisted tale.


Peele's new horror film terrified audiences and shattered box office expectations

Jordan Peele's new horror film terrified audiences and shattered expectations at the box office this weekend.




‘Us’ Box Office Results in the Best Opening for a Live-Action Original Film Since ‘Avatar’

It’s official: audiences love Us. Jordan Peele‘s strange, terrifying and hilarious horror movie is a smash-hit, resulting in the best opening weekend for a live-action original film since James Cameron’s Avatar. While box office is never an indication of a film’s quality, this is great news for Peele, for the horror genre, and for original movies as a whole. When original films break records like this, it occasionally sends a message to producers that audiences are interested in fresh stories –...
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The Morning Watch: Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’ Anatomy of a Scene, ‘Clueless’ Cast Reunion & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, Us director, writer and producer Jordan Peele breaks down a key scene from his latest movie. Plus, the cast of Clueless reunited for an hour-long panel at Chicago’s C2E2 convention, and Saturday Night Live t...
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‘Us’ Cements the Box Office Power of Jordan Peele

Given the breakout success of “Get Out,” it’s no surprise audiences were salivating to see the next nightmare from the mind of writer-director Jordan Peele. “Get Out,” which landed a screenwriting Oscar for Peele, became one of the most profitable movies of 2017 (grossing $255 million globally on a $4.5 million budget) after the horror […]
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The Strategies That Helped Lupita Nyong’o Make Her Voice Super Creepy For ‘Us’

Nyong’o heard a speaker (Robert F. Kennedy Jr.) with a neurological order that makes the larynx spasm involuntarily – and then, of course, she worked with a vocal coach to inject the emotions that inspire the character. Her director, Jordan Peele, didn’t know what she was doing until preproduction. “‘She sat me down and said ‘Are you ready?’’ the director recalled. He wasn’t.” – The New York Times
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How ‘Us’ Turned Weed Anthem ‘I Got 5 on It’ Into a Creepy Horror Theme

Twenty-four years after its original release by Luniz, the hip-hop track has a new life — as a spooky part of Jordan Peele’s new film.
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Jordan Peele’s Us knocks off Captain Marvel with record-breaking opening weekend

Oscar-winning filmmaker Jordan Peele's horror movie Us crushed early estimates for its opening weekend with a $70.2 million premiere that made it one of the highest-grossing original, live-action movies of all time. The post Jordan Peele’s Us knocks off Captain Marvel with record-breaking opening weekend appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’ Music Festival: How the Beach Boys and N.W.A Came to Anchor a Great Horror Playlist

If there were an award for music supervisor of the year, Jordan Peele himself would already strongly be in the running. The filmmaker took on the role himself for his new horror-thriller, “Us,” although here’s no such credit in the end titles, since the writer-director-producer didn’t necessarily need to become any more of a multi-hyphenate […]
Tags: News, Jordan Peele, Michael Abels, Mike Knobloch, N.W.A, The Beach Boys, Us


Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’ Music: How the Beach Boys and N.W.A Came to Anchor a Great Horror Playlist

If there were an award for music supervisor of the year, Jordan Peele himself would already strongly be in the running. The filmmaker took on the role himself for his new horror-thriller, “Us,” although there’s no such credit in the end titles, since the writer-director-producer didn’t necessarily need to become any more of a multi-hyphenate […]
Tags: News, Jordan Peele, Michael Abels, Mike Knobloch, N.W.A, The Beach Boys, Us


‘Us’ Opens as an Even Bigger Horror Hit for Jordan Peele

The director’s latest film was No. 1 at the domestic box office, earning around $70.3 million — more than double the initial take for his debut, “Get Out.”
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Jordan Peele’s Us Breaks Records With Largest Original Horror Film Debut of All Time

The 'Get Out' follow-up debuted with $70.3 million in ticket sales
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Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’ totally kills it at the box office: $70.3M debut

Horror hit "Us," Jordan Peele's follow-up to "Get Out" starring Lupita Nyong'o, cost just $20 million to make, meaning it's already a huge hit.            [Author: The Associated Press]
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Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’ Takes Over Top Box Office Spot With $70.3 Million Debut

The film’s debut more than doubles what Peele’s “Get Out” hauled in during its opening two years ago.


Us Sets Box Office Records, Opening At #1 with $70 Million

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Us sets box office records, opening at #1 with $70 million Filmmaker Jordan Peele’s sophomore effort Us took the top spot at the box office, bringing in $70 million and marking the biggest opening weekend of all time for an original horror movie. The movie brought in more than double the amount Get Out managed during its opening weekend ($33 million) and A Quiet Place, which opened to $50 million last April. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlon...
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Box Office: Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’ Stuns With $70 Million Opening Weekend

Talk about scary good. “Us,” the second directorial effort from Jordan Peele, pulled off a stunning debut, generating $70 million from 3,741 North American locations. That haul is enough to land it the second-best opening weekend of the year behind just Disney’s “Captain Marvel” ($153 million). The psychological thriller about a family confronted by a […]
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Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’ scares up $70.3M debut

NEW YORK (AP) — Jordan Peele has done it again. Two years after the filmmaker’s “Get Out” became a box-office sensation, his frightening follow-up, “Us,” debuted with $70.3 million in ticket sales, according to estimates Sunday. “Us” took over the top spot at the box office from “Captain Marvel,” which had reigned for two weeks. […]
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Jordan Peele surprises Hollywood again: 'Us' brings in $70 million, well more than expected

'US' movie: Jordan Peele's new horror film shattered expectations at the box office this weekend.


'Us' had the biggest opening weekend ever for an original horror movie, passing 'A Quiet Place'

Jordan Peele's latest movie "Us," the follow-up to his hit directorial debut "Get Out," earned $70.3 million in its opening weekend. That's the biggest opening ever for an original horror movie. It beat previous record holder, "A Quiet Place." Over the weekend, Jordan Peele cemented his thrillers into the hall of box office crazes. After Peele's writing-directing debut, "Get Out," earned over $225 million worldwide on a $4.5 million budget in 2017 (Peele also won a best original screenplay Os...