Jordan Peele's directorial debut, Get Out was arguably the most successful film of 2017. In addition to being incredibly profitable, Get Out received universal critical acclaim and was nominated for Oscars, including Best Picture and Best Director. (It will compete at next month's Academy Awards.) The small social thriller built up an interesting mythology and spurred a bunch of fan theories. So naturally, after such success and acclaim, people are wondering if there will be a Get Out 2. Encouragingly, Jordan Peele did not rule out the possibility of such a sequel, saying:
Making a sequel to any beloved film is always a tricky prospect and there are high expectations. But Get Out crafted such a compelling mythology that it is hard to not want to see what happens next. As Jordan Peele told THR, there are still loose ends once the credits roll and seeing those play out would be fascinating. Chris Washington may have killed the Armitage family but as we saw in the film, they were just the central part of an insidious community. Was Bradley Whitford's Dean Armitage the only one who could perform the Coagula procedure? What if others continue his work after he is gone? We still don't know exactly how many people underwent the Coagula and how many people are out there, imprisoned in their own minds and bodies. So will Chris tell his story to the press or authorities and if he does, will anyone believe him? Heck, they could even do a prequel film as Lil Rel Howery has suggested. There are a ton of interesting places a Get Out 2 could go that would expand on the story and work as a sequel.
Get Out was an auspicious directorial debut and the world is Jordan Peele's oyster at the moment. So it would be easy for him to dismiss the possibility of a Get Out sequel. However, it is encouraging to hear that he is open to returning to the world of Get Out. Get Out announced the director as a unique voice to follow and there is no shortage of possibilities for his future directorial efforts, although he doesn't officially have a follow-up totally together yet. It was rumored that the director was considering taking on that long in development, probably never going to happen cinematic adaptation of Akira. But Jordan Peele later stated that he was more interested in doing original content instead of adapting pre-existing material. Jordan Peele has also stated that he isn't interested in jumping into a big-budget film quite yet.
As for Jordan Peele's next film, the director has signed a two-year deal with Universal Pictures. Jordan Peele's sophomore effort is slated to hit theaters on March 15, 2019, and we'll let you know as soon as we have more info on the flick.
Nick grew up in Maryland has degrees in Film Studies and Communications. His life goal is to walk the earth, meet people and get into adventures. He’s also still looking for The Adventures of Pete and Pete season 3 on DVD if anyone has a lead.
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