Jordan Peele is an American filmmaker, showrunner and actor. He appeared for five seasons as a cast member on ‘Mad TV’, and starred with Keegan-Michael Key in the Comedy Central sketch series ‘Key & Peele’. In 2014, he had a recurring role in the first season of the FX anthology series ‘Fargo’, based on the 1996 film of the same name. His 2017 directorial debut, the horror film ‘Get Out’, earned critical acclaim and was a box office success. He received numerous accolades, including the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay, along with nominations for Best Picture and Best Director.
At this point, the question that might be circling your mind is what is the next Jordan Peele movie and tv show? Well, the good news is that we have a clear answer to that question. Here’s the list of upcoming Jordan Peele films/tv shows scheduled to release in 2019 and 2020. We can only hope that the latest Jordan Peele movies would be as good as some of his recent ones.
1. Us (2019)
‘Us’ is an upcoming American horror film written and directed by Jordan Peele. It stars Lupita Nyong’o, Winston Duke, Elisabeth Moss, and Tim Heidecker. Jason Blum serves as a producer under his Blumhouse Productions banner. The film is scheduled to be released on March 15, 2019, by Universal Pictures. The plot details have not yet been released although it was revealed that the narrative is also going to be just as provocative as ;Get Out’. There are also reports that cited the film as a “social-horror thriller”.
In February 2018, director Jordan Peele said in an interview that he was writing a film that he would shoot and direct for Universal Pictures later that year. In May 2018, it was reported that the film had been titled ‘Us’. It was also revealed that Lupita Nyong’o, Winston Duke, and Elisabeth Moss would star in the film. In July 2018, Tim Heidecker, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II and Anna Diop joined the cast. Additionally, at the start of principal production, the rest of the cast was announced. In September 2018, Duke Nicholson, grandson of Jack Nicholson, joined the cast in his film debut. Principal production commenced on July 30, 2018, in California.
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2. Toy Story 4 (2019)
‘Toy Story 4’ is an upcoming American computer-animated comedy film, the fourth installment in the ‘Toy Story’ series, and the sequel to ‘Toy Story 3’ in 2010. It is produced by Pixar Animation Studios, and will be released by Walt Disney Pictures. It is being directed by Josh Cooley, and executive-produced by John Lasseter, director of ‘Toy Story’ and ‘Toy Story 2’.
The film continues from ‘Toy Story 3’, where Sheriff Woody (Tom Hanks) and Buzz Lightyear (Tim Allen), among other toys, have found new appreciation after being given by college-bound Andy to toddler Bonnie. However, they are introduced to Forky (Tony Hale), a spork that has been made into a toy and soon embark on a road trip adventure alongside old and new friends. The story was conceived by Lasseter, Pete Docter, Andrew Stanton, and Lee Unkrich. In addition to Hanks and Allen, the film will feature returning cast members, including Annie Potts and Joan Cusack reprising their respective roles from previous films as Bo Peep and Jessie. New additions include Tony Hale, Keegan-Michael Key, Jordan Peele, and Keanu Reeves. The film is set to be released in theaters on June 21, 2019 in RealD 3D, Dolby Cinema, and IMAX 3D.
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3. Abruptio (2019)
‘Abruptio’ is an upcoming American indie horror film directed by Evan Marlowe. The film stars James Marsters, Christopher McDonald, Hana Mae Lee, Robert Englund, Jordan Peele, and Sid Haig. The film follows Les Hackel (James Marsters), a guy down on his luck, who wakes to find an explosive device has been implanted in his neck. He must carry out heinous crimes in order to stay alive while trying to identify the mastermind manipulating the now twisted and strange world around him.
4. Wendell and Wild (TBA)
Academy Award-winner Jordan Peele is re-teaming with comedy partner Keegan-Michael Key for Netflix’s stop-motion feature ‘Wendell and Wild’, directed by Henry Selick. Key and Peele will voice the titular scheming demon brothers forced to face-off against their arch-enemy in order to earn their way out of hell. Selick is writing the script with Peele, who won the original screenplay Oscar for ‘Get Out’, and Clay McLeod Chapman, from an original story by Selick.
Peele is also producing through his Monkeypaw company along with Selick and Ellen Goldsmith-Vein for the Gotham Group. Sarah Serata will co-produce. Executive producers are Win Rosenfeld for Monkeypaw, Peter Principato and Joel Zadak for Principato-Young, Lindsay Williams and Eddie Gamarra for The Gotham Group. Argentinian artist Pablo Lobato will be designing all the characters for ‘Wendell and Wild.’
5. Lovecraft Country (TV Series, 2019 – )
HBO’s series drama ‘Lovecraft Country’ has Jordan Peele as one of the writers and executive producer. Peele will be exec producer along with Green, Abrams and Ben Stephenson. Based on the 2016 novel by Matt Ruff, ‘Lovecraft Country’ follows Atticus Freeman, played by Majors, who along with his friend Letitia, played by Jurnee Smollett-Bell, and Uncle George sets on an on-road search across America of the 50s for his missing father.
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6. The Twilight Zone (TV Series, 2019 – )
Besides helming the third reboot of the Rod Serling classic, ‘The Twilight Zone,’ Jordan Peele will take on his shoulders an additional credit, the narrator. The show has announced its stacked cast which includes, Seth Rogen, Tracy Morgan, Steven Yeun, Kumail Nanjiani, Ginnifer Goodwin, Jessica Williams, DeWanda Wise, and more. ‘The Twilight Zone’ will premiere on April 1 in CBS All Access.
7. Candyman (2020)
Nia DaCosta’s remake of Bernard Rose’s 1992 horror classic, ‘Candyman‘ has Jordan Peele as producer and co-writer. The movie re-summons the urban legend of Candyman, whose name brings death when uttered five times by a person facing a mirror. The movie is slated to hit theaters on June 12, 2020.
8. The Hunt (TV Series)
‘The Hunt’ is Amazon’s much-expected TV Series with Al Pacino leads the cast as the leader of a group of Nazi hunters who thwart the plans of Nazi loyalists to establish their regime in the U.S. The show is executive produced by Jordan Peele’s Monkeypaw Productions.
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