Jordan Peele’s horror film Get Out has reached yet another milestone.
The film has become the highest-grossing debut for a writer-director from an original screenplay, surpassing the previous record-holder, 1999’s The Blair Witch Project.
Get Out has earned more than $150 million at the domestic box office, beating out the Blair Witch’s $140 million record.
As for profit… it made a lot. Get Out was made on a budget of just $4.6 million.
As previously reported, Jordan Peele become the first African-American writer-director to earn $100-million on their debut film.
Next up for Peele may be a live-action version of the Japanese anime film, Akira. He’s reportedly in talks to direct.