The city legend of the Candyman goes, when you say his title 5 occasions within the mirror, he’ll seem in your reflection and kill you. Jordan Peele places that legend to the take a look at on this newest horror movie.
Peele co-wrote “Candyman” as directed by Nia DaCosta (“Little Woods”) in regards to the cult basic with a contemporary twist. Yahya Abdul-Mateen II and Teyonah Parris star within the film that’s opening in theaters on June 12 from Universal Pictures and MGM.
“I am the writing on the wall, the sweet smell of blood,” a deep, darkish, demonic voice spoken by the Candyman says within the trailer. “Be my victim.”
Peele frames the story of the supernatural killer with a hook for a hand named Candyman as a demon that has haunted Chicago’s Cabrini Green neighborhood for many years. But within the current day, a decade after the final of the Cabrini towers have been torn down, visible artist Anthony McCoy (Abdul-Mateen II) and his girlfriend, gallery director Brianna Cartwright (Parris), transfer right into a luxurious loft condominium in Cabrini, now gentrified past recognition and inhabited by upwardly cellular millennials.
It’s solely when Anthony’s art work of the legend unknowingly opens a door to a fancy previous that unravels his personal sanity and unleashes a terrifyingly viral wave of violence that places him on a collision course with future.
“Candyman” comes from Universal and MGM in affiliation with BRON Creative, and Jordan Peele and Win Rosenfeld’s Monkeypaw Productions. The movie is directed by DaCosta, and is produced by Ian Cooper, Rosenfeld and Peele. Peele wrote the screenplay with Rosenfeld and DaCosta.
The movie relies on the 1992 movie “Candyman,” written by Bernard Rose, and the brief story “The Forbidden” by Clive Barker. The movie’s govt producers are David Kern, Aaron L. Gilbert and Jason Cloth. Nathan Stewart-Jarrett and Colman Domingo co-star.
Watch the trailer above.
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