With filming already underway, Jordan Peele has filled out the cast of his Get Out follow-up Us with the addition of young actors Shahadi Wright Joseph (The Lion King), Evan Alex (Kidding), Cali Sheldon (Friends), Noelle Sheldon (Friends) and newcomer Madison Curry.
The new cast members join the previously announced Black Panther co-stars Lupita Nyong’o and Winston Duke, Elisabeth Moss (The Handmaid’s Tale),Tim Heidecker (Tim and Eric’s Bedtime Stories), Yahya Abdul-Mateen II (The Get Down) and Anna Diop (24: Legacy).
The film, which is described as “a new nightmare” is being written and directed by Peele, while he’ll also produce through his Monkeypaw Productions banner alongside Jason Blum of Blumhouse Productions. It marks Peele’s first project under his new deal with Universal Pictures, which he signed following the enormous success of Get Out.
Us is set for release on March 15th 2019.