Jordan Peele Becomes 1st Black Director To Earn $100M Movie Debut

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Get Out director, Jordan Peele has made history by becoming the first African American director to earn $100 million at the box office with a debut feature.

jordan peeleThe racially-charged horror film, which has been receiving unanimous acclaim from critics and cinemagoers alike, has undoubtedly captured the zeitgeist seeing its modest budget of $4.5 million reach nine figures after just three weeks, The Wrap reports.

Get Out stars Daniel Kaluuya as a photographer who visits his Caucasian girlfriend’s mysterious estate. Once there, things begin to go awry.

Congrats Jordan Peele!

 

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