under wraps


: known to only a few people : secret
The name of the movie is being kept under wraps.

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The complete cast of DWTS remains under wraps, but PEOPLE will continue to update when more information is learned. Skyler Caruso, Peoplemag, 3 May 2023 Plot details are being kept under wraps and no character information has been provided other than that Chandler will play one of the leads. Lesley Goldberg, The Hollywood Reporter, 1 May 2023 The family was told to keep the arrest under wraps. Ronen Bergman, New York Times, 1 May 2023 The voting committee’s membership is kept under wraps too, even within its own ranks, supposedly to prevent lobbying and collusion. Allyson Mccabe, Vulture, 28 Apr. 2023 Details of who Ramos will play remain under wraps, as have all plot details to this point. Angelique Jackson, Variety, 17 Apr. 2023 The outcome of the election has remained under wraps due to an order from De La Cruz to Cook County Clerk Karen Yarbrough to not release results while a lawsuit by Niles resident Anthony Schittino makes its way through the court system. Caroline Kubzansky, Chicago Tribune, 14 Apr. 2023 Prior to today, most roles remained under wraps, even as casting announcements were made. Erica Gonzales, ELLE, 5 Apr. 2023 Denzel Washington is in final negotiations for the movie in a role that's being kept securely under wraps, EW has learned. Nick Romano, EW.com, 17 Mar. 2023 See More

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“Under wraps.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/under%20wraps. Accessed 5 Jun. 2023.

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