Us: This Deeply Twisted Theory About Jason and Pluto Actually Makes a Lot of Sense

POPSUGAR Entertainment | 3/28/2019 | Quinn Keaney
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Warning: big, BIG ol' spoilers for Us ahead!

Given how many theories merely the trailer for Us spawned a few months back, it shouldn't come as any surprise that the film itself has since had audiences across the world collectively shaking their heads as they attempt to decode all the hidden meanings and Easter eggs woven into the fabric of Jordan Peele's latest entry into the horror genre. But a recent theory on Reddit is so insane (and also plausible) that it's attracting plenty of buzz: could the little boy we know as Jason actually be Pluto all along?

Reddit - User - Hoopsterben - Take - /r/FanTheories

Reddit user hoopsterben posted a wildly interesting take to the /r/FanTheories section of the site, one that hones in on how Jason and his Tethered, Pluto, might have switched places. They write: "I believe the Summer before the movie takes place, the boy and his 'tethered' also switched places . . . At the end, he has realized that his mother, at one point, has also switched bodies. She gives him a look almost like 'I also know what you know' and then he puts on his mask, as a symbol of the masks they will now wear for the rest of their lives."

Did you hear that sound? It was me, gasping for breath at the possibility that could actually be what Peele intended. And you know what? It actually holds a bit of water when you take a closer look at Jason's arc throughout the film. Let's dive in, shall we?

Boys - Places - Origin - Lupita - Nyong'o

To understand why the two little boys switching places is so important (and so terrifying), we have to remember the origin of Lupita Nyong'o's character, Adelaide. Long before she's the paranoid suburban mom to young Jason and teenager Zora (Shahadi Wright Joseph), she was just your average **** getting taken to the...
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