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Jordan Peele Finds the Intersection of Race and Horror in New Film ‘Get Out’

Writer/director Jordan Peele speaks to NPR about his new film

Get Out

, a horror movie centered around a black man who goes to meet his white girlfriend’s family. 

I felt like race has not been dealt with in my favorite genre which is horror,” says Peele. “Every other human horror has its sort of classic horror movie to go along with it. So I kind of wanted to fill the gap in that piece of the genre of conversation.”

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