Jordan Peele Wants Scripts From Young Black Horror Filmmakers
Jordan Peele Wants Scripts From Young Black Horror Filmmakers
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Jordan Peele Is Already Working On The Follow-Up To 'Get Out'

Jordan Peele Wants Scripts From Young Black Horror Filmmakers

Get Out director Jordan Peele recently signed a two-year first-look overall deal with Universal, which just so happens to include the follow-up to his well-received 2017 horror-thriller film.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the deal will allow Peele to write and direct new projects, as well as produce films through his Monkeypaw Productions banner. Peele is also adamant about giving opportunities for creators who are "traditionally under-represented in front and behind the camera, be it gender, race or sexual orientation," through the deal. This goes in line with Peele's desire to work with young black horror filmmakers.

The report also revealed that Peele is already working on his next social thriller, with the budget being five times larger than the $5 million budget he worked with for Get Out.

"I am thrilled to continue the work we started together on Get Out—pushing the boundaries of storytelling, not only on the next film but with all of Monkeypaw's future projects," Peele said in a statement.

Until then, Get Out continues to receive accolades. Aside from the film becoming the highest grossing film for an original screenplay, Peele has received awards for his directorial debut, and may very well earn some more before the end of the year.

If for some strange reason you still have not seen Get Out, the movie will be available in homes soon. The film is arriving on Digital HD on May 9, and on Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand on May 23,  and will include scenes that did not make the final cut, including an alternate ending that was reportedly much darker than the one shown in theaters.