Jordan Peele

All of Peele's films, beginning with 2017's 'Get Out' and 2019's 'Us.' have reached the milestone - a rarity for a director's first three films.

Jordan Peele’s horror film “Us” is the Best Film of 2019 according to the African-American Film Critics Association.  The organization announced Tuesday that the horror flick, starring Lupita Nyong’o and Winston Duke, racked up three total awards.  In addition to winning the Best Film category, Nyong’o was named Best Actress and Peele Best Director.  The […]

Jordan Peele’s Hollywood career is red hot. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the “Us” filmmaker is set to write, produce and direct two new features for Universal Pictures. Peele and his Monkeypaw Productions just signed a five-year exclusive, first-look deal also with the Universal. No word on what kind of films he is gonna make. […]

“Dumbo” took the number one spot from  “Us” this weekend in its opening weekend. TW LW Title (click to view) Studio Weekend Gross % Change Theater Count / Change Average Total Gross Budget* Week # 1 N Dumbo (2019) BV $45,000,000 – 4,259 – $10,566 $45,000,000 – 1 2 1 Us Uni. $33,605,000 -52.7% 3,743 +2 $8,978 […]

A new Hollywood blockbuster appears to be scaring people away from Santa Cruz, California. Jordan Peele’s “Us” is a psychological horror film that takes place in Santa Cruz. The plot is that a family of four has to escape four crazed and deadly strangers who look exactly like them. It was filmed on location at […]

In case you missed it, Jordan Peele is officially stepping into the Twilight Zone. The writer and comedian is hosting a reboot of the sci-fi series, which ran from 1958 to 1964. A teaser that aired during Super Bowl 53 last night showed Peele inside Mercedes-Benz stadium walking through the iconic “Twilight Zone” door. The […]

Jordan Peele is linking up with the creator Underground for a terrifying new drama on HBO. Following the staggering success of Get Out, Jordan is moving onto his next big project, Lovecraft Country. This time, he’ll be getting some assistance from Misha Green, the creative mind behind Underground. Deadline.com reports that Misha will be writing […]

Jordan Peele’s Get Out remained a major box office news story. The $5 million Blumhouse/QC Entertainment thriller earned another $6.007 million on its third Friday, dropping just 25% from last Friday. The Universal/Comcast Corp. release also added 205 theaters in its third weekend, not the most regular of occurrences, for a new 15-day total of $95.988m. Source […]

As has been the case with quite a few celebs recently (Octavia Spencer, Taraji P. Henson buying out theaters for Hidden Figures), fresh Grammy winner Chance the Rapper has gotten in on the action and rented out a movie theater on Sunday so folks could see Get Out, written and directed by Jordan Peele for free. […]

@kwellscomm @1067WTLC TLCNaptown.com Local & National News and Sports —  A teenager was killed on Sunday in a deadly shooting on the city’s east side according to Indianapolis Metro Police. Police say the 17-year-old was shot around 6:30 p.m. on East 10th Street near a church. IMPD investigators are asking anyone in the neighborhood who may […]

Donna’s Weekend Entertainment Wrap Up President Barak Obama was getting Beatle treatment this weekend when he was sited in NYC. He was seeing a Broadway play and having dinner with his Daughter Maila.  All you saw were a sea of cell phone cameras trying to capture our former President… who is well missed!   Oprah […]

One half of the hilarious Key & Peele duo, Jordan Peele is behind the comedy thriller (yes, that’s a thing) Get Out, that follows the story of a young African-American man visitig his white girlfriend’s family estate and the evil twists and turns he experiences. Jordan talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about the concept and if […]