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

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Jordan Peele's Us debuted at SXSW this previous weekend and already it pulled in rave evaluations. 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 position.

"It's a nightmare from Jordan Peele's thoughts and it's a couple of lady who's riddled with this trauma from her childhood that she cannot clarify," she defined of the film's plot. "She's on trip along with her household of their summer season dwelling in Santa Cruz and he or she's satisfied that one thing unhealthy goes to occur, and he or she's confirmed proper when these 4 shadowy figures present up on the high of 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 unbelievable," she stated of performing as each. "I imply, it was onerous work. They're very completely 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 search out the doppelgänger Red, do a loopy voice. That was quite a lot of enjoyable to create. I loved the expertise." 

Watch the total clip beneath.