Super Bowl spot for Jordan Peele’s Us is online

Last Updated on July 30, 2021

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I never got into football, so the only reason I ever watched the Super Bowl was to catch the new trailers and expensive commercials. I did that for years, but now everything shows up online as soon as it airs – if it's not already online before the game even starts – so I don't bother anymore.

For example, a one minute spot for GET OUT writer/director Jordan Peele's upcoming film US was put together to air during the Super Bowl, and here it is embedded at the bottom of this article.

Inspired in part by the classic The Twilight Zone episode Mirror Image, US follows 

Adelaide and Gabe Wilson as they take their kids to Adelaide’s old childhood beachside home in Northern California for the summer. After a day at the beach with the Tyler family, Adelaide — who’s haunted by a lingering trauma from her past — becomes increasingly more paranoid that something bad will happen to her family. As night falls, the Wilsons see four figures holding hands and standing silently at the bottom of their driveway…

The film stars Lupita Nyong'o, Winston Duke, Elisabeth Moss, Tim Heidecker, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Anna Diop, Shahadi Wright Joseph, Evan Alex, Cali Sheldon, Noelle Sheldon, and Madison Curry.

Pitting people up against homicidal versions of themselves, US looks to be quite creepy. One of the things I'm most looking forward to is seeing Nyong'o's performance as the deadly double. The actress told Rolling Stone that she had to "go to some dark corners of my being" to bring that character to life.

US reaches theatres on March 22nd.

Source: Arrow in the Head

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Cody is a news editor and film critic, focused on the horror arm of, and writes scripts for videos that are released through the JoBlo Originals and JoBlo Horror Originals YouTube channels. In his spare time, he's a globe-trotting digital nomad, runs a personal blog called Life Between Frames, and writes novels and screenplays.