Jordan Peele and Riz Ahmed have just signed on to executive produce a short horror film about climate change, Variety reported.

Source: Wall Street Journal/YouTube

Nuhash Humayun’s live-action short film “Moshari” follows climate change in Bangladesh which has greatly affected the region.

“The film follows two sisters forced together to survive in a strange new world while battling their own inner demons,” Variety reported that the logline reads.

“Moshari,” which has gained much recognition, including the SXSW Jury Award and awards from Fantasia, HollyShorts, and Melbourne festivals. It is also the first Bangladeshi film ever to qualify for an Oscar.

Variety reported that Peele and Ahmed will be joining Monkeypaw president Win Rosenfeld and SVP of development and production Dana Gills for the project.

“’Moshari’ is a unique horror short in that it’s profoundly visual and emotionally striking from the first frame,” said Rosenfeld and Gills. “Nuhash drew us into his dynamic post-apocalyptic world and never let go. It’s a film about survival, love and family, but it’s also a terrifying and novel take on what a monster movie can be. Monkeypaw is so grateful to be part of the team.”

Ahmed and Moore added, “We were floored by Nuhash’s riveting film that evokes our subconscious fears, from the childhood monster under the bed to an apocalyptic future. He weaves together jump scares and an emotional survival story of two young sisters, confronting colonialism and climate change in the process. We’re thrilled to join Nuhash’s team and help share this story.”

As more and more climate documentaries are coming out, Netflix’s release of their climate change and sustainability collection, and the recent IPCC report that said it’s ‘now or never’ to take action against climate change, this playbook can be extremely helpful in shaping a new woke Hollywood.

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