Monkeypaw Productions is an American film production company founded by director and producer Jordan Peele in 2012. The company is known for producing Key & Peele and Get Out.



In 2012, Monkeypaw Productions released the comedy series Key & Peele on January 31, 2012 on Comedy Central. When the series ended in 2015, Jordan Peele and Keegan-Michael Key wrote the script for the comedy film Keanu which was released on April 29, 2016 by New Line Cinema and Warner Bros. Pictures. In 2017, Jordan Peele's directorial debut horror film Get Out was released on February 24, 2017 by Universal Pictures.

On May 3, 2017, Peele's signs a two year, first-look deal with Universal Pictures. The deal involves Peele and his Monkeypaw production company to invest, produce and distribute genre films for Universal. The deal also includes Peele producing micro-budget films with Jason Blum and his Blumhouse Productions banner after their collaboration with Get Out.

On May 16, 2017, it was announced that Jordan Peele's Monkeypaw Productions and J. J. Abrams's Bad Robot Productions are producing a horror drama anthology series titled Lovecraft Country for HBO and Warner Bros. Television. The television series is an adaptation of the 2016 horror novel by Matt Ruff. The pilot will be written by Misha Green and Green will serve as the showrunner for the series. Peele, Abrams and Ben Stephenson will serve as executive producers.

On May 8, 2018, it was announced that Peele will write and direct Us, a social horror film starring Lupita Nyong'o, Elisabeth Moss and Winston Duke. The film will be a co-production with Blumhouse Productions and QC Entertainment. The film is set to be released March 15, 2019 by Universal Pictures.

Feature films[]

Year Film Directed by Budget Gross Co-producers Distributor
2016 Keanu Peter Atencio $15 million $20.7 million New Line Cinema, RatPac-Dune Entertainment and Principato-Young Entertainment Warner Bros. Pictures
2017 Get Out Jordan Peele $4.5 million $255.2 million Blumhouse Productions and QC Entertainment Universal Pictures
2018 BlacKkKlansman Spike Lee $15 million $88.9 million Blumhouse Productions, QC Entertainment, 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks, Legendary Entertainment, and Perfect World Pictures Focus Features
2019 Us Jordan Peele $24.6 million N/A Blumhouse Productions, QC Entertainment, and Monkeypaw Productions Universal Pictures
2020 Candyman Nia DaCosta N/A N/A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
TBA Wendell and Wild Henry Selick N/A N/A The Gotham Group and Principato-Young Entertainment Netflix

Television series[]

Year Series Creator(s) Co-producers Network
2012–2015 Key & Peele Keegan-Michael Key
Jordan Peele
Cindylou, Comedy Central and Martel & Roberts Productions Comedy Central
2018–present The Last O.G. John Carcieri
Jordan Peele
Streetlife Productions Inc., Full Flavor, The Tannenbaum Company,
Principato-Young Entertainment and Studio T
2019 Weird City TBA Sonar Entertainment, Mosaic and Raskal Productions YouTube Premium
TBA The Hunt David Weil Sonar Entertainment Amazon Video
Lorena TBA Sonar Entertainment and Number 19
Lovecraft Country Jordan Peele
J. J. Abrams
Misha Green
Bad Robot Productions and Warner Bros. Television HBO
The Twilight Zone Jordan Peele
Marco Ramirez
Simon Kinberg
CBS Television Studios and Genre Films CBS All Access

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