Jordan Peele Releases Artwork and Title for His Upcoming Movie Starring Daniel Kaluuya Starring Nope
Jordan Peele has released the title and poster for his upcoming movie starring Daniel Kaluuya and Keke Palmer…and fans are loving it
Jordan Palmer debuted the title and artwork for his upcoming movie on his Twitter account on Thursday.
The poster for the 42-year-old filmmaker’s upcoming feature film — titled Nope — showed a large, long-stranded cloud hovering ominously over what appears to be a bright city.
Fans immediately took to the poster, saying it was “horrifying” and “hilarious,” with a tweeter adding, “You know you’ve got the goods when you can call your movie NOPE. Totally deserved swagger.’
Future Feature: Jordan Peele released the title and artwork for his next directorial effort, Nope, on his Twitter account on Thursday
The artwork also stated that the film would continue the comedian’s trend of working in the horror genre and that the film would be released on July 22 of next year.
Development on Nope was initially announced by various media outlets last year when it was noted that Universal had officially given it a release slot.
Last February, it was reported that Keke Palmer was in negotiations to appear in the film, and she was later confirmed as part of the cast.
Not long after, Daniel Kaluuya was announced as one of the protagonists of the feature.
The 32-year-old artist previously collaborated with Peele on his 2017 directorial debut, Get Out.
Evolving Fast: Development on Nope was originally announced last year when Universal gave it an official release date; Peele is seen in 2020
Leading lady: Last February, it was announced that Keke Palmer would be starring in the upcoming feature film; she is pictured in july
Notably, he received an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor, and the feature itself was put up for the Best Picture award.
It was also revealed that Steven Yeun had signed on to the upcoming project earlier this year.
Jesse Plemons reportedly landed a part in the position, though he ultimately turned it down to work on Martin Scorsese’s Killers Of The Flower Moon.
Barbie Ferreira and Brandon Perea also got roles in the upcoming picture.
Reunited: Daniel Kaluuya, who collaborated with Peele on the critically acclaimed horror film Get Out, will also appear in the upcoming film; he can be seen at the 93rd annual Academy Awards in April. Steven Yeun, right, joined the horror film lineup last March; he is pictured at the 93rd annual Academy Awards in April
Plot details are currently being kept a secret, although it is known that Peele will direct, write and produce the feature.
Production on the film began in Los Angeles last month and the crew is currently working on the project.
The feature is part of an exclusive five-year deal between Universal Pictures and Peele’s Monkeypaw Productions, which closed in 2019.
Earlier this year, the media company’s chairman, Donna Langley, issued a statement via Deadline to show the creativity and leadership of the Nope CEO.
Hard at work: Nope’s physical production began in Los Angeles last month and is currently underway
She said, “Jordan… is leading a new generation of filmmakers who have found a way to tap into the cultural zeitgeist with groundbreaking content that resonates with audiences of all backgrounds.”
The executive also spoke about Universal’s commitment to being inclusive with its behind-the-scenes crew with its upcoming projects.
“We also share an important goal with Monkeypaw when it comes to increasing the on-screen representation in the characters portrayed, the stories told, and the people telling them,” she noted.
Nope is currently scheduled for next year.
Props: Donna Langley, the chairwoman of Universal Pictures, previously said Peele had found a way to “play on the cultural zeitgeist” through his films