The former Friends actor directed the drama, which stars Clive Owen, Catherine Keener and Jason Clarke.Owen and Keener play the parents of a teenage girl who becomes targeted by an online sexual predator.It took Keener's role as the bitchy Maxine in Spike Jonze's Being John Malkovich in 1999 to put her on the map, winning her Golden Globe and Oscar nominations.
CS recently had the chance to sit down with Peele and his Get Out cast, including stars Daniel Kaluuya, Bradley Whitford and Allison Williams.As Thandie Newton collected her Best Supporting Actress gong at the Baftas last Sunday, she paid tribute to her fellow nominees - in particular Catherine Keener, who was up for her role as Harper Lee in Capote."The 40-Year-Old Virgin and Capote in the same year," enthused Newton. " If it was meant as a compliment about Keener's diversity - a studio gross-out comedy followed by an independent study of the author Truman Capote - it didn't quite come out right.The actors, who costarred in 2011 dramedy alongside Catherine Keener and Hugh Laurie, have been "hanging out," the source tells Us."They were always close and friendly," the insider added, noting that the pair would hang out on occasion during shooting for the film. Brody, 33, first landed in the spotlight as lovable comic book geek Seth Cohen on the WB's hit actress Meester, meanwhile, previously dated actor Aaron Himelstein, though the 26-year-old parted ways with him over the holidays.