Writer-director of ‘‘get out’‘ Jordan Peele has won an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay, becoming the first black screenwriter to ever win the award.
The category was one of the ceremony’s most hotly-contested, beating out the likes of The Big Sick, Lady Bird, The Shape of Water and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri to scoop the trophy.
“This means so much to me. I stopped writing this movie about 20 times because I thought it was impossible. I thought it wasn’t going to work. I thought no one would ever make this movie. But I kept coming back to it because I knew if someone let me make this movie, that people would hear it and people would see it. So I want to dedicate this to all the people who raised my voice and let me make this movie”, Peele said.
Peele expressed gratitude to all you have supported his project and urged all to ‘‘keep going’‘.