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Keith Stanfield has joined horror film Get Out from Blumhouse Productions. Jordan Peele of Key and Peele wrote and is directing the picture.
The West Wing star has signed on as co-lead in Jordan Peele’s directorial debut, horror flick Get Out, alongside Catherine Keener and Allison Williams.
Peele is both writing and directing the project, which has been pitched as a new spin on the horror-thriller genre. QC Entertainment is also producing. The film centers on a young African American man who visits his Caucasian girlfriend’s family estate.
Pitched as Gravity meets 127 Hours. When a man joins his estranged daughter on a mountain climb in an attempt to repair their relationship, a tragic accident leaves them stranded hundreds of feet in the air; as a storm sets in, the two must fight against the elements and terrifying heights in order to survive.
Logline: After Sam Garrison and his pregnant wife buy a bargain home, they find the reason it’s such a bargain – the home is in a crime-ridden neighborhood, plagued by gangs and drugs. Sam and his neighbor, Mark Buchanan, decide to take the law into their own hands to clean up the mean streets as the masked vigilantes called the Watchdogs.