Black Excellence: 'Us' Star Evan Alex Is Writing A Horror Film

November 5th 2019

Us star Evan Alex is taking after Jordan Peele and wants to write his own horror film.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Alex told the outlet at the UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital's 20th annual Party on the Pier last Sunday that he is "working on my own project."

"I'm writing a script. ...I've talked to Jordan about it," he said. "I've talked to him about the horror and about how I want this to be a little like Game of Thrones."

As far as children making money moves goes, Alex isn't in bad company. Marsai Martin, the industry's youngest executive producer, is the brain behind Little, starring herself, Regina Hall and Issa Rae. If Alex finishes his script and takes it to the development stage, he could be on the road to becoming Hollywood's next child producer.

READ MORE:

Marsai Martin Signs First-Look Production Deal With Universal To Develop New Projects, Sets New Film 'StepMonster'

Marsai Martin To Star In, Executive Produce Her Studio Film Debut, 'Little,' From Will Packer, Kenya Barris And Regina Hall

'Black-ish' Star Marsai Martin And Mega-Producer Will Packer On The Melanated Magic Of 'Little'

On Set With 'Little': Regina Hall and Issa Rae On the Power Of Black Women

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by Monique Jones on November 5th 2019

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