THE WORD | Jordan Peele has no interest in casting ‘white dudes’ as leads

After his breakout success with “Get Out” and “Us,” Jordan Peele plans to stick with his approach to casting.

“The way I look at it, I get to cast black people in my movies,” Peele, 40, explained at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in East Hollywood, according to The Hollywood Reporter. “I feel fortunate to be in this position where I can say to Universal, ‘I want to make a $20 million horror movie with a black family. And they say yes.”

The Oscar winner added that he’s not planning on changing anything about his casting process.

“I don’t see myself casting a white dude as the lead in my movie,” he added. “Not that I don’t like white dudes. But I’ve seen that movie