Tracee Ellis Ross Wants Jordan Peele To Direct Her In This Horror Remake
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Tracee Ellis Ross Wants Jordan Peele To Direct Her In This Horror Remake

Tracee Ellis Ross has a request for Jordan Peele--to put her in The Shining.

The black-ish star recently took part in a SuperBowl commercial for Mountain Dew Zero Sugar alongside Bryan Cranston. Together, they recreated one of the iconic scenes from the Stanley Kubrick-directed adaptation of Stephen King's book. That was the impetus for Entertainment Weekly to ask her if she'd love to take part in an updated version of the film if Jordan Peele directed it.

"The answer is yes, absolutely," she told Entertainment Weekly. "Maybe I should send him a link to the commercial with a little note with a winky face emoji and then one for fingers crossed?"

She also told Entertainment Weekly about her experience working on the commercial, citing her own inspiration from The Shining's Shelley Duvall.

"I didn't have to go back and watch a lot because she is etched in my body and mind," she said. "Her work throughout her career has been just a big part of what I do. Her face, the fact that she has big eyes...I have big eyes. Like all of these things...So to have the opportunity to reprise such an iconic role was really special and exciting."

She also said that working with Cranston "was like the cherry on top," so if Peele is looking for the next Jack Torrance, maybe Cranston would be the guy to get.

The commercial is available now for viewers to watch; check it out below.


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