If you watched the Super Bowl (and there’s a pretty good chance you did), there’s a high likelihood that you saw the teaser trailer for Jordan Peele’s new movie ‘Nope’. Ever since it was announced the ‘Get Out’ and ‘Us’ director’s newest project has been shrouded in secrecy. And, even if you really paid attention to the trailer, the odds are you still have no idea what it’s about.
The trailer showed a ton of people looking up at the sky, some screaming, and one person flying off. The movie’s IMDB page summarizes it as “The residents of a lonely gulch in inland California bear witness to an uncanny and chilling discovery.”
So, what exactly is this new film about? Social media was abuzz with potential ideas. Since we’re not ones to shy away from controversy and what’s trending, we decided to try out hand at guessing whatever the hell this movie is about. Keep scrolling to see all of our guesses. Maybe one will actually be correct.
What is Nope About
A loss of gravity because of global warming.
An international super villain turns on a weather machine.
A giant people-eating cloud.
A documentary about neck stretches.
Aliens shaped like clouds.
Horses finally get tired of being ridden and take over.
Christopher Osburn is a freelance writer located in Rochester, NY. He writes primarily about food and drink and has had his work appear on Uproxx, Thrillist, Food & Wine, Paste, Maxim, Men's Journal and a handful of others.