The film is titled "Us"as announced on May 8, 2018
Second film to be directed by Jordan Peele, after Get Out (2017).
Lupita Nygong'o and Winston Duke previously started in Black Panther (2018) together.
Said to be the unofficial sequel to Peele's Oscar winning film, "Get Out".
The title 'Us' was announced on May 8, 2018.
Announced as the opening night premier for the 2019 SXSW Film Festival. (Global Premier)
Elizabeth Moss and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II previously starred on The Handmaid's Tale (2017-).
Partly filmed in Santa Cruz California
Lupita Nyong'o, Winston Duke, and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II all attended the Yale School of Drama. Nyong'o and Duke were classmates.
Yayha Abdul-Mateen II and Anna Diop have both appeared in DC Comics productions. Yayha plays Black Manta in Aquaman (2018) and Anna portrays Starfire/Koriand'r in Titans (2018).
Jordan Peele gave the cast ten horror films to watch so they would have "a shared language" when filming: Dead Again (1991), The Shining (1980), The Babadook (2014), It Follows (2014), A Tale of Two Sisters (2003), The Birds (1963), Funny Games (2007), Martyrs (2008), Let the Right One In (2008), and The Sixth Sense (1999).
Lupita Nyong'o and Winston Duke previously starred in Black Panther (2018).
When Adelaide is lying on the couch, she sees a spider on the table crawling past a larger toy spider. This image foreshadows the 'doppelgänger' theme in the movie.
The main cast contains three recent alumni of the Yale Drama School: Lupita Nyong'o (class of 2012); Winston Duke (class of 2013) and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II (class of 2015)
Shipped to cinemas under the pseudonym "Deep Cuts".