The new horror film Us directed by Jordan Peele (who is literally changing the horror game) tells the tale of a traumatized child named Adelaide, who runs into a tethered version of herself which sticks with her till adulthood. It is when she becomes an adult and starts a family, that her doppelganger revisits along with some others to terrorize the Wilson family.
BGN TV reporter Jeandra LeBeauf interviews Jordan Peele, Lupita Nyong’o, Winston Duke, Shahadi Wright Joseph, and Evan Alex about character development, the horror movie genre, and what audiences can expect to see on the big screen.
Us releases in theaters nationwide March 22nd.
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Jamie Broadnax is the creator of the online publication and multimedia space for Black women called Black Girl Nerds. Jamie has appeared on MSNBC's The Melissa Harris-Perry Show and The Grio's Top 100. Her Twitter personality has been recognized by Shonda Rhimes as one of her favorites to follow. She is a member of the Critics Choice Association and executive producer of the Black Girl Nerds Podcast.