Jordan Peele Reveals His Next Movie Might Just Be His Favorite “If I Make It Right”

Jordan Peele

The writer and director of

“Get Out,”

Jordan Peele, recently sat down for a podcast with Conan O’Brien, where he talked about his favorite movies and films that terrified him as a kid.

During the

“Need A Friend”

episode, Conan O’Brien says he was happy to have the director on the podcast. Jordan gave Conan his flowers, bestowing upon him the title of

“The GOAT.”

“The truth of the matter was, I want to say this, on the record, this is such an honor. It’s always such an honor because from us comedy people, you are the GOAT. You know what that means,”

says Jordan. Conan teased, saying,

“I can get up hard rocky mountains easily, I can digest in cans. That is so nice of you to say.”

Conan asked the director how it all began for him.

“Where do these minds come from? At what point do you realize, ‘I think of very strange things and I like comedy,’ or was your first true love film or comedy or both, or horror? Where does it all start?”

“I probably fell in love with comedy at the same time I was getting scared by stuff. I mean scared as a kid, you know, a kid growing up in New York. I grew up next to a building called the Stratford Arms, a hotel for transients, and it had very interesting characters. I had a very blessed upper west side upbringing. It was cultured and privileged, but there was also a creepiness to it. So those two things collided side by side, and they did in film for me.”

“This has been… obviously, it’s been an interesting year because the writer’s strike had me in a state of listening, and that’s where I need to be. I do feel like my next project is clear to me, and I am psyched that I have another film that, you know, could be my favorite movie if I make it right.”

The director’s 2022 film


earned him a massive box office hit, grossing over $44 million in the first weekend. The film stars Daniel Kaluuya and Keke Palmer.

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