Candyman (2021)

Director: Nia DaCosta

Writer(s): Jordan Peele, Win Rosenfeld, Nia DaCosta, Bernard Rose, Clive Barker (characters)

Starring: Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Teyonah Parris, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Colman Domingo, Kyle Kaminsky, Vanessa Williams, Brian King, Miriam Moss, Rebecca Spence, Carl Clemons-Hopkins, Christiana Clark, Michael Hargrove, Rodney L Jones III, Heidi Grace Engerman, Ireon Roach, Breanna Lind, Malic White, Tony Todd, Sarah Wisterman, Sarah Lo, Mark Montgomery, Torrey Hanson, Cassie Kramer, Cedric Mays, Alec Silver, Hannah Love Jones, Genesis Denise Hale, J. Nicole Brooks, Pamela Jones, Tien Tran, Katherine Purdy, Mike Geraghty, Aaron Crippen, Dan Fierro, Nadia Simms, Nancy Pender, Johnny Westmoreland, Guy Spencer, Daejon Staeker, Graham Carlson, Teagan Crostreet, Chandlyr Davis, Jazlynn Givens, Teslyn Johnson, Danica Von Kampen, Avery Moss, Breje Odom, Brandon Pelayo, Nicholas Russell, Logan Vosburgh, Jeff Dlugolecki, Antwan Eilish, Michael Oilar, Evan J. Simpson, Dominica Strong, Ashland Thomas, Matthew J. Valadez, Hans Dieter Wolff

Synopsis: In present day, a decade after the last of the Cabrini towers were torn down, Anthony and his partner move into a loft in the now gentrified Cabrini. A chance encounter with an old-timer exposes Anthony to the true story behind Candyman. Anxious to use these macabre details in his studio as fresh grist for paintings, he unknowingly opens a door to a complex past that unravels his own sanity and unleashes a terrifying wave of violence. READ REVIEW

Release Date: August 27, 2021 (USA) | Length: 91 min | Genre: Horror, Thriller | MPAA Rating: Rated R for bloody horror violence, and language including some sexual references.

Note: Jordan Peele is also a producer on this project. I need to see the film to better identify people. Release date moved from June 12, 2020 to September 25, 2020. Release date pushed again to October 16, 2020. So much for a date. Release date pushed to sometime in 2021.