Hey screenwriters: Jordan Peele’s Monkeypaw Productions is accepting open submissions

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Everybody is either sitting on a brilliant screenplay or knows somebody who is sitting on a brilliant screenplay (though the brilliance is probably debatable), and if you’d like to finally put your screenplay where your mouth is, here’s your chance. Mo…

MGM & Jordan Peele’s Monkeypaw Team For ‘Candyman’ Sequel; Nia DaCosta To Direct; Universal To Release In 2020

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Metro Goldwyn Mayer Pictures is partnering with Monkeypaw Productions’ Jordan Peele & Win Rosenfeld to produce a reboot of Candyman, the 1992 horror classic adapted from Clive Barker’s short story The Forbidden. Nia DaCosta will direct from a scree…

‘Get Out’ Director Jordan Peele Signs First-Look TV Deal With Amazon Studios

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Amazon Studios has signed a first-look television deal with Oscar and Emmy Award winner Jordan Peele and his production company Monkeypaw Productions, the e-commerce giant announced Tuesday.
The deal furthers an already expansive relationship between t…

Jordan Peele’s Monkeypaw Sets Win Rosenfeld As President

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EXCLUSIVE: Jordan Peele has hired Win Rosenfeld to be president of his Monkeypaw Productions, the company Peele set at Universal Pictures in a first look deal following his smash directing debut Get Out. Rosenfeld will oversee all aspects of Monkeypaw projects across film, television and digital.
Rosenfeld, who will move from New York to take the job, has a resume that matches well with Peele’s multi-platform ambitions. He has worked independently in multiple mediums…

Jordan Peele Producing Nazi Hunters Drama Series For Sonar Entertainment

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Jordan Peele and his Monkeypaw Productions banner are behind The Hunt, a hot drama series spec being shopped by Sonar Entertainment, garnering interest from cable and streaming networks.
Written by David Weil (Moonfall) and inspired by true events, The Hunt follows a diverse band of Nazi hunters in 1970s America as they set out on a quest for revenge and justice — tracking and killing hundreds of Nazis who, with the unconscionable help of the U.S. government, escaped…

‘Get Out’s Jordan Peele Seals First-Look Deal With Universal Pictures

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Jordan Peele, the filmmaker behind Universal Pictures’ box office hit Get Out which has earned $194.5M to date worldwide, has entered into a first-look production agreement with the studio via his Monkeypaw Productions label. Under the deal, Universal is developing Peele’s next film, an untitled social thriller, which he will write, direct and produce based on his original idea. In addition, Peele will also produce a wide range of films for the studio through his…

Jordan Peele Inks First-Look Deal With Sonar

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Jordan Peele and his Monkeypaw Productions have signed a first-look deal with Sonar Entertainment. The agreement encompasses all content for television, including digital.
Monkeypaw Productions was founded by Peele in 2012. In TV, it produced the Emmy-winning Key & Peele on Comedy Central for its five-season run, and also has the Tracy Morgan comedy series at TBS, set for production later this year.
“Jordan Peele is one of the brightest stars in our business — a true…

Jordan Peele’s Monkeypaw Productions Inks First-Look TV Deal With Sonar Entertainment

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Jordan Peele has just signed a first-look deal with Sonar Entertainment, Variety has learned. The agreement encompasses all content for television, including digital. The news comes just ahead of the premiere of Peele’s feature directorial debut with horror film “Get Out,” which is already earning rave reviews. “Blending race-savvy satire with horror to especially potent effect, this bombshell… Read more »