Jordan Peele has retired

After the brilliant Comedy Central sketch series Key and Peele went off the air in 2015, the show’s two leads embarked on different career paths. Keegan-Michael Key shifted his focus almost entirely to acting, while Jordan Peele quickly became one of Hollywood’s go-to horror directors thanks to Get Out and Us.

Here are the latest updates about this formerly dynamic duo: Peele recently confirmed that he has retired from acting on camera, and Key has secured the lead role in August Snow, an ABC drama based on a series of popular crime novels.
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New Jordan Peele Horror Movie

Last October, word broke that Universal inked a five-year first-look deal with Jordan Peele, with plans for Peele to write, produce, and direct at least two movies. Now, we have an update on when we’ll see the first of those films: July 22, 2022. While we don’t know what the film will be about it, Universal is calling it a “horror event title,” which is exciting enough on its own.

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Streaming Chappelle's Show

A bunch of Comedy Central programming recently journeyed over to CBS All Access, in addition to being available on Hulu. Now a selection of some of the network’s best programming will also be made available on HBO Max starting next month.

HBO Max has announced that the sketch comedy shows Chappelle’s Show, Key & Peele, and Inside Amy Schumer will be joining their streaming library on November 1, 2020. Joining them will be the COPS parody Reno 911! and the brilliant documentary series satire Nathan for You. If you’ve somehow never seen these shows, we picked some choice moments from each of them to convince you to finally give them a chance. Read More »

people under the stairs remake

The People Under the Stairs, Wes Craven’s 1991 over-the-top horror flick that takes aim at the Reagan era, is getting a remake courtesy of Jordan Peele. Peele will produce the People Under the Stairs remake for Universal, and while some Wes Craven fans may initially be resistant to such an idea, the fact of the matter is that the original People Under the Stairs is a movie with good ideas and poor execution. There’s room for improvement.

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Us Honest Trailer

After the massive success of Jordan Peele‘s directorial debut with Get Out, the anticipation was high for his follow-up. Even though Us was critically acclaimed, for some general audiences, despite the palpable tension and terror, it felt too complex to have a clear message and raised a lot of questions in the final act. How many questions? Well, the Us Honest Trailer lays a lot of them out for…us. Read More »

Hunters Auschwitz

Earlier this year, Amazon brought the conspiracy thriller series Hunters to their streaming library. The series created by David Weil and executive produced by filmmaker Jordan Peele follows a pack of Nazi hunters trying to track down hundreds of high-ranking Nazi officials who are living among us in 1977 New York and conspiring to create a Fourth Reich in the United States. Now the story will continue with Amazon ordering a second season of Hunters. Read More »

Jordan Peele and Issa Rae Team for Sinkhole Movie

Jordan Peele has quickly become an acclaimed filmmaker thanks to his films Get Out and Us, and Issa Rae has turned into an in-demand star thanks to her Emmy-nominated HBO series Insecure. Now the two are bringing their sizzling talents together for a new movie that sounds like it could easily be an episode of The Twilight Zone.

Universal Pictures has snagged the rights to Leyna Krow‘s short story Sinkhole, which follows a family who move into their dream home, but there’s one gaping oddity: a sinkhole in the backyard that somehow fixes broken and destroyed things. Read More »

Lovecraft Country teaser

Mega-producers Jordan Peele and J.J. Abrams have teamed up to executive produce Lovecraft Country, an HBO adaptation of a novel about a black family in 1950s America that takes a road trip across the nation to find the protagonist’s missing father. And as the title implies, there’s a big horror twist. A new teaser trailer has arrived, and this show looks like a must-see. Check it out below.
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the twilight zone season 2 premiere

The Twilight Zone is back with more tales from the fifth dimension. Jordan Peele‘s revival of the classic Rod Serling supernatural anthology series has set its season 2 premiere for this June on CBS All Access. CBS announces the date, along with the release of the season 2 trailer, on National Twilight Zone Day, one of the many holidays that you never knew existed. Watch The Twilight Zone season 2 trailer below.

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lovecraft country trailer

The world of H.P. Lovecraft collides with the Jim Crow South in Lovecraft Country, a new HBO series from executive producers Jordan Peele and J.J. Abrams and showrunner Misha Green. Based on the novel by Matt Ruff, the story focuses on a road trip through 1950s America, where threats of racism and the supernatural loom large. Watch the Lovecraft Country trailer below.

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