Having freaked Us all out on Christmas Day with a trailer full of dark doppelgängers delights, we now know when the world will get to see Jordan Peele
’s latest horror, with the news that Us will be given its premiere at this years SXSW Festival.
SXSW announced that Peele’s follow-up to Get Out
would open the 26th year of the festival, which takes place in Austin, Texas, and runs from March 8-17. Last year the honours went to John Krasinski
’s A Quiet Place
Set in present day along the iconic Northern California coastline, Us, from Monkeypaw Productions
, stars Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o as Adelaide Wilson
, a woman returning to her beachside childhood home with her husband, Gabe (Black Panther
’s Winston Duke
), and their two children for an idyllic summer getaway.
Haunted by an unexplainable and unresolved trauma from her past and compounded by a string of eerie coincidences,