Steph Curry stars in new Nope teaser airing during NBA playoff games

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Jordan Peele’s impending movie Nope aims to reimagine the summertime film.

The NBA playoffs kick off now! Universal Images marked the event by dropping a new teaser for Jordan Peele’s forthcoming new film, Nope, featuring 8-time NBA All-Star Steph Curry of the Golden Condition Warriors.

As we’ve described formerly, Peele has cemented his position as the latest master of considered-provoking horror, commencing with Get Out, his surprise box place of work hit that attained far more than $250 million and snagged Peele an Oscar for finest authentic screenplay—the to start with time the award has long gone to a Black receiver. Get Out is a subtle exploration of racial tensions that quietly reveals its horrifying premise and builds to an inevitably bloody summary. In Peele’s 2019 abide by-up, Us, the theme wasn’t so significantly racial tension—it was exploring, in Peele’s phrases, the myriad means in which “we are our very own worst enemies.”

Enlarge / Eight-time NBA All Star Steph Curry of the Golden Point out Warriors exhibits off his moves in 30 second teaser.

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The to start with trailer dropped in February—very moody and atmospheric but presenting really couple of facts. (There may be aliens associated, or Peele needs us to believe there are as a little bit of misdirection.) Trailers for Peele’s movies by no means reveal far too substantially, considering that substantially of the satisfaction of his films arrives from their commonly weird twists.

All we know as a result much about Nope is that Daniel Kaluuya (who was nominated for an Oscar for Get Out) asJames Haywood, Keke Palmer (Hustlers, Black Panther) as Jill Haywood and Steven Yeun (Minari, Okja) as Brian. All are “residents in a lonely gulch of inland California who bear witness to an uncanny and chilling discovery.” The forged also features Michael Wincott as Craig, Brandon Perea as Kevin, Barbie Ferreira as Danielle, and Donna Mills as Bonnie Clayton.

The new 30-next teaser recreates factors of that 1st trailer. We see Curry in an vacant barn on an isolated horse ranch. He drops the needle on a document and proceeds to shoot a couple baskets. But then the electricity abruptly goes out. A curious Curry heads to the barn entrance just as the wind kicks up and we see an ominous shadow fall throughout the scene as he stares at the sky.  Whatever he sees is just not reassuring. He pulls up his hoodie and walks off with a curt, “Nope.”

Verdict: the really photogenic Curry won’t be successful an Oscar any time quickly, but it can be a adorable meme-worthy advertising and marketing move by the studio. Nope hits theaters on July 22, 2022. Centered on what we have found so considerably, we’re nevertheless saying “Yep.”

Enlarge / “Nope.” Curry is outta there.

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