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Peele Film To Debut SXSW 2019

Jordan Peele's 'Us' Will Premiere During SXSW in Austin

January 8, 2019

SXSW 2019 just got more exciting!  Especially if you are a fan of Jordan Peele.  The director of 'GET OUT' has his next highly anticipated movie 'Us', debuting during the annual film portion of SXSW in March.

From SXSW Press Center:

Austin, Texas — January 8, 2019 — South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Conference and Festivals (March 8–17, 2019) announced the world premiere of Jordan Peele’s Us as its Opening Night film for the 26th edition of the SXSW Film Festival on Friday March 8, 2019 in Austin, Texas. After sending shockwaves across contemporary culture and setting a new standard for provocative, socially conscious horror films with his directorial debut, Get Out, Academy Award®-winning visionary Jordan Peele returns with another original nightmare.

“We are crazy excited to world premiere the most anticipated film of 2019 from the creative powerhouse that brought us Get Out,” said Janet Pierson, Director of Film. “We honestly couldn’t imagine a more perfect film to kick off the 2019 SXSW Film Festival.”

Check out the trailer, here:

SXSW returns to Austin March 8th (Film, Interactive portion) - March 18th (wrapping up with music).  Stay tuned as we continue to countdown to our favorite ATX festival of the year.