Jordan Peele Set To Produce ‘The People Under The Stairs’ Reboot

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In an exciting turn of events for Blerds everywhere, it seems that Jordan Peele’s Monkeypaw Productions will produce a reboot of The People Under The Stairs. Deadline recently broke the news, and the internet is still recovering. 

The project is still in early development, so we probably should not expect it anytime soon. However, we do know that Ezra Claytan Daniels (Doom PatrolNight Sky) will write the screenplay.

We hope Jordan Peele will direct. Or at least find someone as iconic as Nia DaCosta if he does not direct this upcoming cinematic event. While we celebrate this good news and compare dream casts, let us take a second to remember the original 1991 horror comedy that shaped a generation. 

In the film,

“When young Fool (Brandon Adams) breaks into the home of his family’s greedy and uncaring landlords, he discovers a disturbing scenario where incestuous adult siblings have mutilated a number of boys and kept them imprisoned under stairs in their large, creepy house. As Fool attempts to flee before the psychopaths can catch him, he meets their daughter, Alice (A.J. Langer), who has been spared any extreme discipline by her deranged parents. Can Fool and Alice escape before it’s too late?”

The People Under The Stairs was written and directed by Wes Craven. It stars Brandon Adams, Everett McGill, Wendy Robie, A. J. Langer, Kelly Jo Minter, and Sean Whalen. The movie is currently available to stream on Tubi.

Monkeypaw already has a pretty full slate for 2024. They’re giving us an untitled horror movie on September 27th, then gifting us Jordan Peele’s fourth feature film for Christmas. So, I expect to wait until at least 2025 for The People Under The Stairs reboot. But I’m not upset about that at all. 

Did this news warm your cold little dead heart as much as it did mine? Then let us nerd out together about it at @misssharai.



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