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Lupita Nyong'o and Winston Duke Are In Talks to Star In Jordan Peele's Upcoming Thriller 'Us'

Peele's long-awaited follow-up to "Get Out" is on the way.

Black Panther costars Lupita Nyong'o and Winston Duke may be returning to the big screen together very soon.

The two are in talks to star in Jordan Peele's long-awaited sophomore film "Us," described as an "original and provocative thriller," though plot details are still are yet to be revelaed, Variety reports. The comedian and director shared the film's title, poster, and release date last night on Twitter.

Duke is fresh off his role as M'Baku in both Black Panther and Avengers: Infinity War, while Nyong'o is adding to her already extensive lineup of upcoming roles, which includes leading roles in John Woo's upcoming remake of The Killer, and 355, an upcoming all-female ensemble film.


The Handmaid's Tale star Elizabeth Moss is also in talks to star in the film, which will be the first movie produced under Peele's first-look deal with Universal Pictures. He's both writing and directing the film. "Us" comes after the massive success of Peele's 2017 directorial debut Get Out, which he won a Best Screenplay Oscar for earlier this year.

With this stellar group of actors being eyed for lead roles, "Us" is shaping up to be another critical and box office success to add to Peele's expanding resume.

The movie will hit theartres on March 15, 2019 so be ready.

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Senegal Protests Result in First Confirmed Death

Several reports have confirmed that one protestor has been killed in demonstrations taking place in Senegal following opposition leader Ousmane Sonko's recent arrest.

At least one protester has been killed in the ongoing anti-government protests in Senegal, according to several reports. The protestor was killed during clashes with the police in Bignona, southern Casamance region, although the cause of death is still allegedly unknown and under investigation. The protests, which now enter into the third day today, are in response to the arrest of opposition figure, Ousmane Sonko, who was arrested for reportedly disturbing public order and participating in an unauthorised demonstration. His arrest comes ahead of a scheduled appearance at a Dakar court on a charge of rape.

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Sun-El Musician Releases Accompanying Visuals for 'Ubomi Abumanga'

Watch the new music video for Sun-El Musician and Msaki's Xhosa number 'Ubomi Abumanga'.

Sun-El Musician has dropped the new music video for his Xhosa number with Msaki, "Ubomi Abumanga" (translates to "life doesn't stop" from Xhosa). The track was released as a single in May of last year and now features on his sophomore album, To the World & Beyond. The music video, which attempts to convey the hopeful message of the song, has already clocked close to 800 thousand views on YouTube and counting.
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Listen to TNS’ Long-Awaited Sophomore Album ‘Phupholetu’

Stream TNS' new album 'Phupholetu'.

Multi-talented South African musician TNS has finally released his sophomore album Phupholetu, the follow-up to his 2019 gold-selling Madlokovu: King of African House.

The double album consists of 30 songs, which TNS has been working on since the beginning of lockdown, including the previously released singles "iBhari," "Nyathela," "Zodwa Wabantu" and "Umhlaba Wonke".

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