“Us” Trailer Released on Christmas Day, Goes Viral


Do you like being scared out of your wits? Judging from the popularity of the trailer for the new movie “Us” lots of people do. Released on Christmas Day 2018 the trailer for the latest scary movie from Director Jordan Peele is downright creepy. If you are prone to nightmares, don’t watch.

Two Letter Horror Movie Titles

What’s with the two-letter titles for horror films? Stephen King’s “It” grossed $327 million domestically in 2017. The Author’s largest grossing book adaptation currently sits at over three-quarters of a billion dollars worldwide.

“Us” recorded just under 1 million views in less than 24 hours and is likely to draw huge opening weekend crowds. Peele’s last film “Get Out” cost $4.5 million to make. It grossed $33.3 million on opening weekend. Worldwide revenues currently sit at $255 million. “Get Out” earned Peele a Best Original Screenplay Oscar and a nomination for Best Picture. Details that are sure to help drive the numbers for “Us.”

Director Jordan Peele poses in the press room with the Oscar for best original screenplay during the 90th Annual Academy Awards on March 4, 2018, in Hollywood, California. (Photo Credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

You won’t have to wait long to get your hair-raising thrills. “Us” opens in theatres March 15, 2019.



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