Lupita Nyong’o Talks Her "Us" Character & How She Went To "Some Dark Places"

Jordan Peele’s Us debuted at SXSW this previous weekend and already it pulled in rave reviews. While the film does not hit theatres till March 22nd, lead actress Lupita Nyong’o paid a go to to the Ellen DeGeneres Show to debate her character, Adelaide Wilson, and the way she needed to enterprise to some “darkish locations” to correctly act out her function.

“It’s a nightmare from Jordan Peele’s thoughts and it’s a few lady who’s riddled with this trauma from her childhood that she cannot clarify,” she defined the film’s plot. “She’s on trip together with her household of their summer season dwelling in Santa Cruz and she or he’s satisfied that one thing dangerous goes to occur, and she or he’s confirmed proper when these 4 shadowy figures present up on the high their driveway and their worst nightmare ensues.”

Lupita is enjoying two characters within the movie, the sane Adelaide and the insane, killer Adelaide.

“It was unimaginable,” she mentioned appearing as each. “I imply, it was onerous work. They’re very totally different they usually’re diametrically opposed to one another however they’re additionally linked, so I needed to go to some darkish locations inside myself to seek out the doppelgänger Red, do a loopy voice. That was loads enjoyable to create. I loved the expertise.” 

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