Candyman (2021)

Director: Nia DaCosta

Writer(s): Jordan Peele, Win Rosenfeld, Clive Barker (characters)

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

Synopsis: A reboot of Candyman, the 1992 horror classic adapted from Clive Barker’s short story The Forbidden. The new Candyman is being billed as a “spiritual sequel” to the original and returns to the neighborhood where the legend began: the now-gentrified section of Chicago where the Cabrini-Green housing projects once stood.

Release Date: August 27, 2021 (USA) | Length: Unknown | Genre: Horror, Thriller | MPAA Rating: Unknown

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.

 

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