Jordan Peele's 'Us': Release date, cast, plot, and everything you need to know

14 December 2018, 21:43 | Updated: 27 December 2018, 11:55

Nicky Idika

By Nicky Idika

Jordan Peele's follow up to 'Get Out' will arrive in early 2019. The Academy award winning director is set to deliver a "new nightmare" with the likes of Lupita Nyong'o and Elisabeth Moss starring in the project. With the trailer set to arrive incredibly soon and the synopsis promising a unique brand of terror, what can fans expect from the highly anticipated horror-thriller?

Jordan Peele's highly anticipated follow-up to 2017's Get Out will hit theatres early 2019. The award winning writer, director, and comedian announced Us back in May 2018 and, soon, fans will been able to see the film, starring Lupita Nyong'o and Winston Duke. When is Us in theatres? When does the Us trailer drop? And what is Us about? Here is everything you need to know about the film.

When does Jordan Peele's Us hit theatres?

According to the theatrical poster for Us, the "new nightmare from the mind of" Jordan Peele will be released on March 15, 2019.

On December 13, 2018 Jordan Peele revealed the poster for Us.

Watch the trailer for 'Us' which dropped on Christmas Day.

What is Us about? - Plot

/Film has exclusively revealed a synopsis for Us that will have fans anticipating a thriller starring three highly sought after talents.

Per /Film:

"A mother (Academy Award winner Lupita Nyong’o from Black Panther, Star Wars: The Last Jedi and 12 Years a Slave) and a father (Winston Duke from Black Panther) take their kids to their beach house expecting to unplug and unwind with friends (including Emmy winner Elizabeth Moss from TV series The Handmaid’s Tale). But as night descends, their serenity turns to tension and chaos when some shocking visitors arrive uninvited."

Who stars in Jordan Peele's Us?

Get Out was a triumph for Jordan Peele and the actors involved. Daniel Kaluuya was remarkable as the film's lead, Chris Washington. So, it's no surprise that Us also has some talented actors attached to the project.

Lupita Nyong'o

Academy Award winning actress Lupita Nyong'o stars in Us. You know Lupita from 12 Years A Slave, Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Black Panther.

Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences' 10th Annual Governors Awards - Arrivals
Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences' 10th Annual Governors Awards - Arrivals. Picture: Getty

Winston Duke

Winston Duke also stars in Us. You will have seen him in Modern Family and Black Panther.

Winston Duke visits The IMDb Show
Winston Duke visits The IMDb Show. Picture: Getty

Elisabeth Moss

Elisabeth Moss, Mad Men and The Handmaid's Tale star will also appear in Us alongside Winston Duke and Lupita Nyong'o.

Screening Of Sony Pictures Classics' 'Truth' - Red Carpet
Screening Of Sony Pictures Classics' 'Truth' - Red Carpet. Picture: Getty