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Jordan Peele teases how his new thriller explores “addiction to spectacle”

Jordan Peele’s attempts at the genre have been largely suspenseful affairs, with audiences not understanding the full extent of his horrors from merely watching the teaser and trailer, and more to come. No Clearly about visitors to outer space, the filmmaker recently noted how the film would also lean into the idea of ​​an “addiction to spectacle.” As the trailers suggest, the film, rather than just being about the existence of other creatures, depicts the reaction of such visitors to a community that involves repeated interactions between our world and an alien threat. No Will hit theaters on July 22.

“I started making a film that would put the audience in the immersive experience of being in the presence of a UFO,” expressed Peele. Empire, “I wanted to create a spectacle, something that would promote my favorite art form and my favorite way of looking at that art form: the theatrical experience. As soon as I started writing the screenplay, I began to dig into the nature of the spectacle, our addiction. done. The spectacle, and the insidious nature of meditation. So that’s about it. And it’s about a brother and sister fixing their relationship.”

The film reunites Peele with Oscar winner Daniel Kaluuya (Get Out, Judas and the Black Messiah), which is joined by Keke Palmer (hustler, alice) and Oscar nominee Steven Yeun (Minari, Okja) as secluded residents of inland California who witness a supernatural and chilling discovery. Nowho co-stars with Michael Wincott (Hitchcock, Westworld) and Brandon Perea (Oye, American Rebellion), written and directed by Jordan Peele and produced by Ian Cooper (us, candyman) and Jordan Peele for Monkeypaw Productions. The film will be released worldwide by Universal Pictures.

In addition to the full details of the mystical experience being kept secret, No It also reiterates how Peele’s previous films approach cultural commentary with eerie horrors.

“The part of African-American history it addresses more than anything is the spectacle of black people, as well as the industry, erasing us from many things,” Peele said. “I think in many ways, this film is a response to the Muybridge clip, which was the first series of photographs in sequential order to form a moving image; and it was a black man on a horse. We know who Edward Muybridge is. , is the person who made the clip, but we don’t know who this guy on horseback is. He’s the first movie star, the first animal trainer, the first stunt rider on film, and no one knows who he is! That’s part of what the main characters of this film are trying to fix. They’re trying to claim their rightful place as part of the spectacle. And the film also deals with the toxic nature of meditation and the deceitfulness Our human addiction to spectacle.”

No Will hit theaters on July 22.

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