New Candyman Movie’s First Trailer Dropped

Preparations for, one of the important horror films of the 1990s, a new Candyman Movie, had started the film, which was released in 1992, was wondering whether or not the film would be reset. The first trailer from the new movie was released and most fans were relieved.

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The 2020 model Candyman will be the sequel to the first movie. Although it is not possible to say a second movie in full, it is possible to see some connections with the first movie from the published trailer.

New Candyman Movie's First Trailer Dropped 

It was inspired by the short story The Forbidden, directed by Bernard Rose and written by Clive Barker. The film, which created great success for that period, included names such as Virginia Madsen and Tony Todd. The new Candyman will be directed by Nia DaCosta. The new Candyman movie, who has names such as Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Teyonah Parris, and Vanessa Williams, will be released on June 12. 

“The original was a landmark film for black representation in the horror genre,” said Jordan Peele in 2018. 

“Alongside Night of the Living Dead, Candyman was a major inspiration for me as a filmmaker – and to have a bold new talent like Nia at the helm of this project is truly exciting.

“We are honored to bring the next chapter in the Candyman canon to life and eager to provide new audiences with an entry point to Clive Barker's legend.” 

Candyman Movie Trailer Video

How did Jordan Peele get involved?

According to information from Wikiwand; In September 2018, it was announced Peele was in talks to produce a remake of Candyman, through his Monkeypaw Productions, of which Candyman star Tony Todd stated in a 2018 interview with Nightmare on Film Street, “I’d rather have him do it, someone with intelligence, who’s going to be thoughtful and dig into the whole racial makeup of who Candyman is and why he existed in the first place.” In November 2018, it was confirmed that Peele will produce the film with Universal and MGM and will partner with Win Rosenfeld to co-produce the film, while Nia DaCosta will sign on as director. 

The new Candyman movie will serve as a “spiritual sequel”, taking place back in the new gentrified Cabrini Green, where the old housing projects development once stood in Chicago. Filming will start in the spring of 2019, and there is no word as of yet who is starring in the film. The theatrical release is set for June 12, 2020.

Murat Oktay

Video games have been my passion for as long as I can remember. I have been writing and managing in the game industry for more than 30 years. I've been playing Diablo 2 nonstop since it first came out.

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