Candyman Release Date, Cast and All The Latest News


Say it five times, and you’re finished! Tony Todd will scare us once again long after his supernatural horror flick, and Candyman released in 1992.

You guessed it right! Candyman is coming with a sequel and is pretty much a subject of curiosity.

Candyman revolves around a Chicago based student who is researching in urban legends. During her thesis, she comes across Candyman legend that revolves around a ghost, who slaughters people with a hook, when they spell his name five times in front of a mirror.

This year is already offering some of the deadly movies, including Resident Evil, Z Nation, Saw franchises.

So, we are hardly surprised that gore is continued with the approach of a Candyman sequel. Here’s everything you need to know about Candyman:

Candyman release date: When will it hit the theatres?

Good news for horror movie buffs!! Candyman will hit the theatres on June 12, 2020. However, the corona pandemic has certainly complicated things, but we expect it at some point, if not this, in 2020.

“Originally the movie was supposed to release on the 12th of June but was delayed due to the coronavirus and the new release date was September 25. Yet again, there was a surge in coronavirus cases, and eventually, the movie got a release date of October 16, 2020,” 

Candyman cast: Who’ll return and who’ll join?

The stellar cast includes Yahya Abdul-Mateen II (Aquaman, Watchmen), Teyonah Parris (WandaVision), Nathan Stewart-Jarett (Misfits), Colman Domingo (Fear The Walking Dead) is currently unnamed role. Rebecca Spence will also play a character called Finley Stephens.

We’re glad to say that Tony Todd will return as the famous boogeyman, Candyman, from the original 1992 movie.

When Peele decided to produce a sequel, Todd expressed saying he would surely want the sequel to come to fruition as he thinks someone with intelligence should delve into the whole racial structure of who Candyman is and why he leads the way.

Candyman plot:

Candyman is an upcoming sequel to a movie in 1992 of the same name directed by Nia Da Costa and co-written and produced by Peele and the team.

The original story revolves around a Chicago based student Helen (Virginia Madsen), who explores the famous folklore of Candyman.

Candyman is a ghostly-figure who is summoned by anyone who spells his name five times in the mirror, and then the summoner is killed by him by a hook attached to his right hand.

The setting is based in a Cabrini-Green housing project that is notorious for a string of unresolved murders that are claimed by its residents to be committed by Candyman.

The story is an adaptation of the short story ” The Forbidden” by Clive Barker (collected in Books Of Blood) about the vengeance of a ghost who goes on killing to perpetuate his legend.

Candyman trailer:

As of now, there is no official trailer. However, Peele has released a teaser in advance of the trailer’s premiere on Thursday.