(AllHipHop News) Jordan Peele has landed a top BAFTA award.
The “Us” filmmaker, who snagged a Best Original Screenplay Oscar for Get Out, will be acknowledged at the Britannia Awards in Los Angeles with the 2019 John Schlesinger Britannia Award for Excellence in Directing.
Announcing the news on Wednesday, BAFTA Los Angeles chief executive Chantal Rickards said: “Jordan Peele has earned record-breaking success and critical acclaim through work that pushes boundaries and shines a light on stories of important social relevance.
“His imaginative storylines, inclusive casting, and bold style evokes John Schlesinger’s spirit of independence, integrity and commitment to excellence. We are honored to celebrate Jordan’s talents at this year’s ceremony.”
Peele joins “Fleabag” creator and star Phoebe Waller-Bridge, who will be honored as Artist of the Year, Jane Fonda, who will accept an award for excellence.
The awards ceremony takes place at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles on October 25.