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Key and Peele are making a stop-motion comedy about demons and goth teens

Key and Peele are making a stop-motion comedy about demons and goth teens


They're working with the director of The Nightmare Before Christmas

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Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele are developing a stop-motion animated comedy with Henry Selick, the director behind movies like The Nightmare Before Christmas and Coraline. According to Variety, Wendell and Wild doesn't have a buyer yet, but its premise is promising. The movie will track the spat between a pair of demon brothers and the nun (and accompanying goth teens) who set out to slay them. Selick is set to direct, produce, and co-write the movie with Peele, and it could become the former's first full-length release since Coraline in 2009.

Wendell and Wild is the latest in a string of ambitious ventures for Key and Peele, who are using their first months post-Key & Peele to stretch their creative legs. It was revealed last month that the duo are making an undercover cop comedy with a Vine celebrity for Fox, and they're still working with Judd Apatow on a feature-length comedy for Universal. They're also racking up guest appearances and voice work both together and apart across film and TV, from Fargo and Pitch Perfect 2 to Rick & Morty and their upcoming movie Keanu. The exact order in which all of these projects will be released isn't yet clear, but it's obvious that Key & Peele fans won't have to worry about going hungry over the next few years.