I may or may not be writing this from under the covers, because the newly released teaser trailer for Jordan Peele’s upcoming horror film, ‘Us,’ is simply terrifying!
The film’s official Twitter account shared the teaser, along with the words:
“Move and keep moving. Watch Yourself”
The one-minute teaser features some footage that we have seen in previous trailers, along with some truly horrifying new sneak peeks. Lupita Nyong’o is particularly disturbing as she portrays the evil version of her character. Check out the new teaser below!
— Us (@UsMovie) February 11, 2019
Peele has been sure to differentiate ‘Us’ from his previous movie, ‘Get Out,’ by ensuring that the former film will stay true to the horror genre. Peele said:
“I’m such a horror nut that the genre confusion of ‘Get Out’ broke my heart a little. I set out to make a horror movie, and it’s kind of not a horror movie. As a horror fan, I really wanted to contribute something to that world.”
In a separate interview, Peele said that, while ‘Us’ and ‘Get Out’ will have their similarities, they will remain firmly separate. He said:
“One thing I know is that this is genre; and playing around with the thriller, horror, action, fun genre of intrigue is my favorite. That’s my sweet spot. So I think tonally it should resemble ‘Get Out.’ That said, I want to make a completely different movie. I want to address something different than race in the next one.”
‘Us’ stars Nyong’o, Winston Duke, Elizabeth Moss, Tim Heidecker, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Anna Diop. Shahadi Wright Joseph, Evan Alex, and Madison Curry. Don’t miss ‘Us’ when it opens in theaters on March 22nd.