EXCLUSIVE: Jordan Peeles Us continues to beef up its cast, with Yahya Abdul-Mateen II and Anna Diop the latest to join the thriller starring The Handmaids Tales Elisabeth Moss, Black Panther stars Lupita Nyongo and Winston Duke, and Tim Heidecker.
Peele is writing and directing the pic, the follow-up to his Oscar-nominated Get Out. The new pic is described as a social thriller and is based on Peeles original idea. Itll open in theaters March 15, 2019 via Universal.
Us is being produced via Peeles Monkeypaw Productions, the first film under its first-look deal with Universal. Peele is producer alongside Sean McKittrick and Jason Blum, as well as Monkeypaws Ian Cooper.
Abdul-Mateen IIs credits include The Greatest Showman, First Match and Netflixs The Get Down. Hes next up in Warner Bros upcoming DC tentpole Aquaman. He is repped by Gersh, Anonymous Content and Bloom Hergott.
Diops credits include Amazons Bosch, Foxs 24: Legacy and the upcoming DC Comics series Titans. She is with CAA, Stagecoach and Hansen, Jacobson.