‘Key & Peele’ to Say Goodbye After Fifth Season


“This is our final season — and it’s not because of Comedy Central, it’s us,” comedian Keegan-Michael Key said of his Emmy-nominated series Key & Peele. “It was just time for us to explore other things, together and apart. I compare it to Gene Wilder and Richard Pryor. We might make a movie and then do our own thing for three years and then come back and do another movie.” Key is one half of the sketch comedy duo, with co-creator Jordan Peele. The series won a 2013 Peabody Award and was nominated for the 2013 Writers Guild Award and NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Comedy Series. The first episode of Key & Peele became the most-watched Comedy Central launch since 2009. Key’s character Luther, President Obama’s “anger translator,” even made an appearance at the Annual White House Correspondents Dinner earlier this year. So, what about those movies? The duo just wrapped up their first film, Keanu, about friends who scheme to rescue a stolen cat by posing as drug dealers for a street gang. The film hits theaters on April 22, 2016. And there’s that whole Police Academy reboot they’re producing — and might star in, if we’re lucky.