Jordan Peele‘s upcoming thriller Us has rounded out it’s cast with a roster of young talent, writes THR who says Shahadi Wright Joseph, who will voice Young Nala is Disney’s upcoming Lion King remake, has joined the Universal feature, along with Evan Alex (“Mirrors”), Madison Curry, Cali Sheldon and Noelle Sheldon.
Story details are being kept under wraps but it’s been said that it is meant to be as provocative and thought-provoking as Peele’s Oscar-winning debut.
Previously announced cast includes Lupita Nyong’o, Winston Duke, Elisabeth Moss and Tim Heidecker, as well as Aquaman actor Yahya Abdul-Mateen II and 24: Legacy‘s Anna Diop.
Peele, who won the Oscar for Best Original Screenplay for Get Out, will direct and is also producing via his Monkeypaw Productions, alongside Sean McKittrick and Jason Blum. Also producing is Monkeypaw’s Ian Cooper.
Universal has dated Us for March 15, 2019.