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Jordan Peele Reveals His Lifelong Fear That Inspired 'Us'

Jordan Peele Reveals His Lifelong Fear That Inspired 'Us'

Jordan Peele‘s new film Us was inspired by a fear he’s had his entire life.

The 40-year-old director opened up about his fear of doppelgängers while making an appearance on Late Night with Seth Meyers.

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“I’ve been terrified by the idea of doppelgängers since I was a kid. I’ve always had this vision of seeing myself across a subway platform and just kind of thought, ‘What if you saw yourself?’ And if that’s not creepy enough…what if the other you sort of smiled at you?” Jordan explained.

Check out all that Jordan had to say below…

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