Daniel Kaluuya really wanted to reveal Go out at its first screening at the Sundance Film Festival in 2017 – but according to the actor, he was not asked to attend.
While you appear virtually as a guest The Graham Norton Show Earlier this month, 31-year-old actor Graham Norton shared the backstory of why he hadn’t attended the secret screening of the festival’s hit film.
When asked by Norton, 57, whether it was true that he was not invited, Kaluuya said to the host, “No, you did not invite me, brother. You did not invite me.”
“”[During] the Sundance world premiere [of Get Out]I was in Atlanta because I was shooting [Black] Panther“, he continued.” … And I put in my schedule and said, “Yo, I really want to do it.” And then [I] I just didn’t get an invitation. I was not invited. “
“So I was in my bed when someone wrote to me, ‘Oh, it’s really well done,'” Kaluuya added. “I’m like, ‘Okay, that’s cool. That’s okay.'”
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Go out followed Chris Washington (Kaluuya), a young black man who travels with white friend Rose Armitage (Allison Williams) to meet their parents and spend a weekend in their remote suburban home. However, Chris slowly discovers that something is wrong in the remote neighborhood.
Kaluuya stays close to Jordan Peele – who wrote and directed Go out – when he teamed up with Peele for a new film, which Peele is writing and directing again.
According to a recent report by The Hollywood ReporterThe Oscar-winning writer / director, 42, is in the process of adding two lead actors to the film, which has reportedly reunited with Kaluuya and brought Keke Palmer to the project.
All other details of the film, slated to open on July 22, 2022, will be kept under wraps.
Peeles directorial debut was Go outBox Office Mojo said it grossed $ 255 at the global box office on a budget of $ 4.5 million. It won the Oscar for Best Original Screenplay for the Film in 2018.