When Peele was nominated for Best Picture, Best Director and Best Original Screenplay for “Get Out” last year he was the first black filmmaker ever to be nominated in those three fields in a single year. Now he’s back in the running as one of the producers of Spike Lee‘s “Klansman.” That brings the total of black nominees for Best Picture to 11, but Peele is the only repeat contender.
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The full list of nominated black producers is as follows:
1985: Quincy Jones for “The Color Purple”