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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 ComicBook.com) 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." https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tlwzuZ9kOQUVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled:[...]