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Jordan Peele’s ‘Get Out’ leads Gotham Award nominations

The thriller is also up for breakthrough director, best screenplay and actor for Daniel Kaluuya

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Daniel Kaluuya as Chris Washington in Universal Pictures’ “Get Out,” a speculative thriller from Blumhouse (producers of “The Visit,” “Insidious” series and “The Gift”) and the mind of Jordan Peele.

Jordan Peele’s thriller Get Out has gotten an awards season boost with a leading four Gotham Awards nominations, including best feature.

The Independent Filmmaker Project announced nominations for the 27th annual IFP Gotham Awards on Thursday.

Get Out is also up for breakthrough director, best screenplay and actor. Other top nominees include the coming-of-age film Call Me By Your Name, Greta Gerwig’s directorial debut Lady Bird and Sean Baker’s childhood odyssey The Florida Project, with three each.

Call Me By Your Name and The Florida Project are also among the best feature nominees with the heist pic Good Time, and the Tonya Harding biopic I, Tonya.

Dee Rees’ period drama Mudbound has also received a special jury award for ensemble cast.

Awards will be handed out in New York on November 27.