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'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[...]
Candyman hits theaters in September.
Instead, he hand-picked Nia DaCosta (Little Woods) to bring the iconic villain back to screens Peele recently talked to Empire magazine about why he felt DaCosta is perfect to bring Candyman back to life, and why he decided not just to do it himself. Candyman hits theaters in September. Candyman is "Beautiful" Because of DaCosta Peele was working[...]
Candyman - Official Trailer [HD]
Anxious to maintain his status in the Chicago art world, Anthony begins to explore these macabre details in his studio as fresh grist for paintings, unknowingly opening a door to a complex past that unravels his own sanity and unleashes a terrifyingly viral wave of violence that puts him on a collision course with destiny. Honestly,[...]
'Candyman': New Image of Yahya Abdul-Mateen II's Character
Director Nia DaCosta says his journey is just as interesting as Candyman himself: "He's an artist who lives in the neighbourhood," DaCosta tells Empire, "and part of the movie is him figuring out his place there as a Black gentrifier His identity is a really cool part of this film." can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled:[...]
Candyman hits theaters in September.
Fans of the 1992 Clive Barker original Candyman won't likely be disappointed by this 2020 spiritual sequel from Jordan Peele and director Nia DaCosta The 2020 film takes place in the same Chicago Cabrini-Green housing projects as in the 1992 original The difference in the 2020 film is the area undergoes gentrification DaCosta spoke with[...]
'Candyman': Helen Lyle is Returning For New Film, Will Virginia Madsen?
The spiritual sequel is produced and co-written by Jordan Peele, and directed by Nia DaCosta There is no word on if Madsen will make a cameo or anything One would hope so though Aquaman's Yahya Abdul-Mateen II will star. MGM Group President Jordan Glickman had this to say about the announcement: "We cannot wait for the world to see what[...]
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Nia DaCosta will direct No word yet on if original Candyman star Tony Todd will make an appearance, although it feels like he will Call it a hunch. Yahya Abdul-Mateen IIPhoto by DFree / Mateen is about to blow up, as he is also set to star in Peele's next film Us hitting theaters in March,[...]
Producer Jordan Peele will help bring the legend back to life, with director Nia DaCosta in the chair helming the project No word yet on casting, but one would imagine Tony Todd will be back in some capacity MGM will release the film in association with Universal and Peele's Monkeypaw Productions Candyman originally hit screens[...]