“Get Out” Director Jordan Peele Makes History As First Black Screenwriter to Win Oscar for Best Original Screenplay

“Get Out” Director Jordan Peele Makes History As First Black Screenwriter to Win Oscar for Best Original Screenplay

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[ad_1] Jordan Peele just gave the world another reason to put some respeck on his name. The 39-year-old actor, comedian, writer, producer and director won the Oscar for Best Original Screenplay for his insanely popular “Get Out” movie Sunday night (Mar. 4) at the 90th annual Academy Awards, making him the first black screenwriter to receive the high honor. In his acceptance speech, Peele—who received a standing ovation—dedicated his award to people “who raised my voice and let me make this movie.” “This means so much to me. I stopped writing this movie about 20 times because I thought it was impossible,” he said. “I thought it wasn’t gonna work, I thought no one would ever make this movie, but I kept coming back to it because I knew if someone…
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