Jordan Peele’s directorial debut film, “Get Out,” has become the most profitable film of 2017. The film profited $217 Million, which translates to a 630% return on investment, which translates to a damn great investment.
The satirical horror cost $4.5 Million to make and had a reported $30 Million in marketing spent as well. Now that the film was so surprisingly successful, Universal Pictures signed Peele on for two years and has announced a follow up that will boast a way bigger budget.
This is great news for all the fans of Peele and his hit film “Get Out,” who are clearly in abundance. The debut from Peele still holds a 99% fresh rating on Rotten Tomato’s and continues to gain praise from movie fans.
Jordan Peele commented on the deal by saying, “I am thrilled to continue the work we started together on Get Out — pushing the boundaries of storytelling, not only on the next film but with all of Monkeypaw’s future projects.”
It’s great this talented comedian and director will be able to explore more unique methods of filmmaking without hindrance.