Released to theaters in February after a strong showing at Sundance the previous month, "Get Out" was a runaway hit, grossing a massive $33.4 million across its opening weekend en route to a $253.4 million worldwide haul on a miniscule $4.5 million budget.
Nominations for the 75th Golden Globe Awards will be announced Monday, Dec. 11, with the awards show being aired on January 7.
Peele, who became famous for co-creating comedy sketch show Key & Peele, is not laughing.
"'Get Out' is a documentary", Peele tweeted. "My truth as a Black man, my perspective that I haven't seen in film before, I haven't seen that represented".
Remember all those laugh out loud guffaws from the horror movie"Get Out"?
As to whether or not it could possibly win the award against those legitimate comedies and musicals, just remember that sci-fi action film The Martian won the Best Comedy/Musical Picture award previous year, so anything is possible. The 2015 Matt Damon sci-fi vehicle "The Martian" was also placed in the musical/comedy category, which left a few scratching their heads at the time.
Government unveils financial package to support tech
The UK Government has pledged significant support for the country's tech industry ahead of next week's Budget announcement. Eileen Burbidge, Chair of Tech City UK, was among a number of industry experts to praise May's decision.
Miami takes aim at No. 1 Alabama
Eastern, so it went directly head to head with the Miami-Notre Dame game and also overlapped with most of the Alabama game. Clemson and Miami will solve the Clemson-Miami debate on the field in what will likely amount to a playoff quarterfinal.
USA consumer finance regulator director to step down
Cordray's departure will give President Trump the chance to choose new leadership more in line with his approach to business. Ohio's current governor, Republican John Kasich, can't seek re-election when his second term ends in January 2019.