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Jordan Peele, Director of 'Us'C Barius/Universal/ILM/Kobal/Shutterstock
Jordan Peele, Director of 'Us', C Barius/Universal/ILM/Kobal/Shutterstock
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    Monkeypaw Productions

Peele continued his emergence as a director of heady horror with Us, which shattered the domestic box office record for original horror movies with a $70 million opening weekend in March. Peele is also helping filmmakers from all backgrounds get past Hollywood gatekeepers. Peele’s production company, Monkeypaw, accepted open script submissions this year, a rare move for an enterprise as hot as his.

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