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The Marvels Director Nia DaCosta Calls Herself "Marvel Trash"
Marvel Studios has a lot of exciting projects coming from great creatives in the coming years, and one of those projects is The Marvels from director Nia DaCosta. What was initially called Captain Marvel 2, the movie got renamed in May of this year to put the emphasis that we were not only getting Carol Danvers but[...]
Candyman Drops On 4K Blu-ray On November 16th
This one is directed by Nia DaCosta and produced by Jordan Peele, and it has held up pretty well at the box office since opening over the summer Reviews were mixed, and upon further reflection, it was just okay, though an essential film in the genre for sure Curiously, this release has, well, zero special[...]
Candyman 101: Everything You Need to Know About the 90's Films
Nia Dacosta's Candyman provided a necessary resurgence for modern horror sequels (because reboots are no longer needed), and of course, that means there's always a desire for callbacks to the original In the new Candyman, while not initially being the most overt sequel – it eventually plays out as a driven follow-up that's seeking to[...]
Candyman Review: Beautiful Bloody Fun that Barely Misses the Mark
After getting rave reviews and earning the love of horror fans of all ages, Nia DaCosta's Candyman is about to make his appearance via VOD, and we're very ready! Centering on urban legends, folklore, and terror, the original Candyman in 1992 became a cult-classic horror film that spawned a franchise of three chapters before going dormant[...]
Candyman Review: Beautiful Bloody Fun that Barely Misses the Mark
You don't need to have seen 1992's Candyman to enjoy Nia DaCosta's reboot, co-written and produced by Jordan Peele In fact, in many ways, you're almost better off not having seen it (or it's terrible, nearly unwatchable sequels) since this version is built on a very different but adjacent engine. Candyman Poster Credit: Universal Pictures DaCosta presents[...]
Candyman: Take A Look Inside The New Film, & Dare To Say His Name
From the moment it was announced that Nia DaCosta and Jordan Peele were working together to bring the character back to the big screen, it instantly became one of the most anticipated horror films on the release schedule The first trailer only ramped that up, and then….nothing, as the world shut down and the return[...]
Candyman: Take A Look Inside The New Film, & Dare To Say His Name
This new film stars Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Teyonah Parris, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, and Colman Domingo and is directed by Nia DaCosta, with producer Jordan Peele To say that this film has been one of the most anticipated horror films of the last two years is a huge understatement, and the fact that we are finally so close to seeing[...]
Candyman: Take A Look Inside The New Film, & Dare To Say His Name
"Candyman is the patron saint of urban legends," says producer Jordan Peele, and they seem to really be leaning into that with this new film, directed by Nia DaCosta DaCosta has such a firm grasp on what the legend means not only to the horror community but the Black community as well As both say[...]
Candyman: New Images, Poster, & A Special Juneteenth Message
The "spiritual sequel," if you don't want to call it a reimagining, stars Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Colman Domingo, Teyonah Parris, and Nathan Stewart-Jarrett. The film is directed by Nia DaCosta and produced by Jordan Peele A special Juneteenth message from DaCosta, along with a plethora of images and a new poster for the film, were all released today[...]
'Candyman': Helen Lyle is Returning For New Film, Will Virginia Madsen?
Releasing this spring, the focus of the film will be on the original film series that ran from 1992 until 1999, with a look at the beginnings of the character from the short story "The Forbidden" by Clive Barker and even the upcoming film from director Nia DaCosta and producer Jordan Peele You can see[...]
Brie Larson Says that Captain Marvel 2 is "Gearing Up"
Captain Marvel 2 star Brie Larson was recently on A Little Late With Lilly Singh (via and she praised director Nia DaCosta. "It's amazing I'm so excited that it's announced and I can talk about it," Larson shared "Nia's amazing and she got the job because she was the best person for the job[...]
Candyman Moves From October 2020 to Sometime in 2021
Candyman, directed by Nia DaCosta and starring Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Colman Domingo, Teyonah Parris, and Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, will open in theaters in 2021 now, after having its release date changed multiple times this year during the pandemic It is a shame, as this was one of the more anticipated horror events of 2020 No matter though, we will[...]
Captain Marvel 2: Nia DaCosta to Direct Sequel for Marvel Studios
Given the wealth of quality directors in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, it's no surprise among the first to congratulate Nia DaCosta as the new director of Captain Marvel 2 is one of the co-directors of the 2019 original, Ryan Fleck, who posted his response on social media via Twitter "Congratulations @NiaDaCosta !!!!!! Can't wait to[...]
Captain Marvel 2: Nia DaCosta to Direct Sequel for Marvel Studios
Nia DaCosta's Candyman remake might not see a release in 2020, but she has far bigger fish to fry just landing one of the most coveted directing jobs in Marvel Studio's Captain Marvel 2, according to Deadline Hollywood Disney and Marvel had no comment after Deadline's inquiry Da Costa takes over for Anne Bowden and[...]
Candyman hits theaters in September.
Candyman director Nia DaCosta posted a chilling teaser for the film today on her Twitter page The short was made with puppets and uses the short to juxtapose the events of the movie with what is going on in the world today. "CANDYMAN, at the intersection of white violence and black pain, is about unwilling martyrs[...]