The title of Jordan Peele’s new horror film reflects what many viewers said while watching his acclaimed 2017 film, “Get Out”: Nope.
Peele surprised fans Thursday by tweeting the poster for his upcoming thriller, titled “Nope,” starring Keke Palmer, Steven Yeun and Daniel Kaluuya – who memorable played the main character, Chris Washington, in “Get Out. “.
The writer / producer / director, whose screenplay for “Get Out” won an Oscar in 2018, didn’t reveal much about the new project in his tweet. He shared a cloud emoji, apparently referencing the poster, which features a string of flags coming from clouds in a dark sky.
Peele, whose box office thriller “Us” was released in 2019, is set to release another film soon. “Candyman,” directed by Nia DaCosta and based on the 1992 horror classic of the same name, will premiere on August 27.
Peele co-wrote the film with DaCosta and Win Rosenfeld, and it is produced by his production company, Monkeypaw Productions.
Fans will have to wait a little longer for “Nope,” which is set to hit theaters on July 22, 2022.
In the meantime, people are already busy trying to decode the filmmaker’s new project:
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