Exclusive: Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’ Plot Synopsis Promises a New Twist on a Familiar Premise

/Film | 12/9/2018 | Ethan Anderton
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Ever since making his directorial debut with the acclaimed thriller Get Out, comedian and filmmaker Jordan Peele has been endlessly busy with new projects. He’s working on a new iteration of The Twilight Zone, producing a remake of Candyman, voicing a role in Toy Story 4, and more. But the first feature film since his Oscar-winning debut will be called Us, and until now we knew relatively nothing about this project.

Learn the first details of Jordan Peele’s Us plot after the jump.

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After confirming with two separate sources, /Film can exclusively reveal this is the plot synopsis being sent out with recent test screening invites for Jordan Peele’s new film Us:

A mother (Academy Award winner Lupita Nyong’o from Black Panther, Star Wars: The Last Jedi and 12 Years a Slave) and a father (Winston Duke from Black Panther) take their kids to their beach house expecting to unplug and unwind with friends (including Emmy winner Elizabeth Moss from TV series The Handmaid’s Tale). But as night descends, their serenity turns to tension and chaos when some shocking visitors arrive uninvited.

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That plot synopsis is clearly intentionally vague, and knowing what Jordan Peele did with Get Out, there’s no way it’s as simple as it’s made to sound. Often the plot synopses for test screenings only give the most basic gist of the story so that audiences come into the screening mostly in the dark. However, it offers up an ominous tone and promises Jordan...
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