Actor, writer, producer and director Jordan Peele first film, Get Out, was nominated for Best Picture in 2018 but lost to The Shape Of Water. Now, enjoying more critical acclaim for his new film Us, Peele is using his clout to make what may be considered “racist” comments.
During a panel discussion at a sketch comedy theater in Los Angeles, Peele — who was born to a white mother and black father in Manhattan — said that he couldn't see himself “casting a white dude as the lead” in his movies.
I don't actually have a problem with this. WATCH to hear why, and let me know if you agree.