‘NOPE’, The New Film From ‘Get Out’ Director Jordan Peele, Is Getting Rapturous Reviews Across The Board

Jordan Peele's 'NOPE' Is Getting Rapturous Reviews Across The Board

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Critics and journalists have finally seen NOPE, the third film from acclaimed director Jordan Peele, as the initial response to the movie seems to be overwhelmingly positive, with Peele getting compared to the likes of Steven Spielberg and John Carpenter.

The first reactions to Jordan Peele’s NOPE are virtually positive across the board

Here is the vague yet tantalizing official synopsis of the film, via Universal Pictures:

Caretakers at a California horse ranch encounter a mysterious force that affects human and animal behaviour.

Key & Peele alongside actor Keegan Michael Key, previously directed the Best Picture-nominated Get Out in 2017 and Us in 2019. According to critics who have seen the movie, NOPE represents a significant step-up in scope (rhyme intended) for the beloved 43-year-old filmmaker.

Nope, which stars recent Oscar winner Daniel Kaluuya, Keke Palmer, and Steven Yeun, will hit theaters in the United States on Friday, July 22. Academy Award nominee Jesse Plemons was originally set to star in the film but had to drop out due to scheduling conflicts, so he was ultimately by fellow Oscar nominee Steve Yeun of The Walking Dead and Minari fame.

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