Daniel Kaluuya Said He Wasn’t Invited To The ‘Get Out’ World Premiere

Daniel Kaluuya appeared on The Graham Norton Show to promote his new film, Judas and the Black Messiah.” He recollected that he was shooting Black Panther at the time. He wanted to be at the premiere so much that he cleared his schedule to make room for the event. However, he never received an invitation.

How incredulous is it for a movie’s lead actor to get snubbed for the film’s premiere? Simply unthinkable? Well, that was exactly what happened to Daniel Kaluuya. For some reason, the actor did not get an invite to the premiere of “Get Out.”

During the world premiere of “Get Out,” at the Sundance Film Festival in 2017, Daniel Kaluuya’s absence was conspicuously felt. And no one seemed to know why he didn’t turn up for the event at the time. Now we do. And it is so ridiculous that it beggars belief – Daniel Kaluuya was not invited to the premiere.

Kaluuya revealed this when he appeared on The Graham Norton Show to promote his new film, “Judas and the Black Messiah.” He recollected that he was shooting Black Panther at the time. He wanted to be at the premiere so much that he cleared his schedule to make room for the event. However, he never received an invitation, and he spent the day in bed.

Kaluuya did not proffer an explanation as to why he was snubbed beyond his “that’s the industry” quip. Also, he does not appear to bear any grudge towards the film’s director, Jordan Peele. They have been pictured together at many other events since then. Moreover, Kaluuya is scheduled to star in Peele’s upcoming movie.

This revelation comes as a surprise. “Get Out,” has gone on to be a critical and commercial success. The film was Daniel Kaluuya’s break-out movie, and his performance earned him a best actor nomination at the Oscars. The film also got Peele the best original screenplay award at the Academy Awards.

Why was Daniel Kaluuya snubbed for “Get Out,” premiere? The answer is anyone’s guess.

Author: Ali Bouldin
Ali Bouldin is a freelance writer within the Black and Hip-Hop culture. With featured articles in multiple publications.