Jordan Peele has won Best Original Screenplay at the 2018 Academy Awards. His screenplay for Get Out won against the writers behind Lady Bird, The Shape of Water, The Big Sick, and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri. Peele is also up for Best Director and Get Out` is contending for Best Picture. The movie’s star, Daniel Kaluuya, has been nominated for Best Actor. When Peele’s directorial debut premiered, Chance the Rapper rented out an entire theater for a free screening of the movie.