Oscar-winning comedian Jordan Peel has only three plays in his directorial filmography, but is already looking at a box office crash hat-trick. Following the critics Get out and the festival stands out Us is Noanother ambiguous tale that combines horror with comedy.
Speaking to PhantomPeele scored his highest priority with No was to make a movie for the theater.
“I wrote it at a time when we were a little worried about the future of cinema,” Peele said. “It simply came to our notice then [that] I wanted to create a spectacle. I wanted to create something that the public should see. I took a look at the great American UFO story we see here. The film itself deals with the spectacle and the good and the bad that arise from this idea of attention “.
The previous Key & Peele The star added that he hopes his latest directorial endeavor will evoke real sound emotions from the audience.
“It’s a horror epic, but it has some points in it that were meant to provoke a very loud reaction in the theater,” Peele said. “Hopefully when we see it we will hear a lot, ‘No!'”
No reunites Peele with Get out top Daniel Kaluuya, who has spent the last five years garnering acclaim around the world. The best second actor of 2021 shared his appreciation for Peele, noting how proud he is that he is apart from his films.
“I was really proud of Jordan. That is the reality,” Kaluuya said. “Being in someone’s first movie is such a vulnerable moment. The fact that Get out worked, then Us he worked and he has reached this level and he can have a part of it and at this level of budget, I felt really proud of Jordan “.
While Kaluuya is familiar with Peele’s work, the rest No The cast is new to Monkeypaw Productions. Newcomer Brandon Perea (The OA, Doom Patrol) praised his director, saying he was waiting No to change cinema.
“I think Jordan has already changed the cinema, [and] he will do it again “, said Perea. “They gave him the opportunity to do something on a massive scale. It works at the highest level.
“People will be overthrown because they do not expect this from Jordan,” Perea said. “Because I was reading this waiting for something else, and then I said, ‘Oh! This is very different from anything he has ever done. Nice! “Surprise us.”
No will be released in cinemas on July 22.
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