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Candyman 101: Everything You Need to Know About the 90's Films
In a new interview with DaCosta over at the Empire Spoiler Special Podcast, the director explained initial hopes and expectations from people, divulging, "We definitely knew Tony Todd [the original Candyman] would be involved in a very specific way – which is basically what we did," she says, before adding an interesting tidbit about Virginia[...]
Candyman 101: Everything You Need to Know About the 90's Films
Credit: TriStar Pictures and PolyGram Filmed Entertainment. The Candyman was the son of a freed slave– an artist and a gentleman by the name of Daniel Robataille (Tony Todd) Hired by a wealthy Chicago family to paint a portrait of their daughter, the two committed the worst crime: they fell in love A child was conceived[...]
Candyman Review: Beautiful Bloody Fun that Barely Misses the Mark
What the story unfolds (and finally links back to the portrayal by Tony Todd of Daniel Robataille, an artist in the 1890s who was brutally murdered by an angry mob of Chicago's white elite for daring to fall in love with a white woman) is a pattern of cyclical violence. Yahya Abdul-Mateen II as Anthony McCoy[...]
Candyman Moves From October 2020 to Sometime in 2021
I think the implications behind that now are more about agency and more about taking back a narrative." Candyman will be hitting theaters starting August 27, 2021, with strictly a theatrical release date for now – will you be watching the return of Tony Todd's iconic role? As Candyman gears up for his epic cinematic return[...]
Teaser Trailer For Tales From The Hood 3 Now Online
Horror icon Tony Todd is the biggest name listed in the cast list Look for him to take over the role of Mr Simms from Clarence Williams III and Keith David from the original two Tales From The Hood films Perfect casting really if you ask me, Todd should always play that type of character when the option is there. Tales[...]
Masters of the Universe: Revelation
We're now two weeks later, and we can't shake this feeling that we might be getting a teaser of some type soon, even if it's only with 10-15 seconds of actual footage. Scareglow from Masters of the Universe (Image: Netflix) Heading over to Smith's Twitter account for an update, we found a nice exchange between Smith and[...]
Teaser Trailer For Tales From The Hood 3 Now Online
Horror icon Tony Todd is the biggest name listed on the cast list Look for him to take over the role of Mr Simms from Clarence Williams III, and Keith David from the original two Tales From The Hood films Perfect casting really if you ask me, Todd should always play that type of character when the option is there. Tales From[...]
Tales From The Hood 3 Rated By The MPAA, Might Be Out Soon
Horror icon Tony Todd is the biggest name listed in the cast list Look for him to take over the role of Mr Simms from Clarence Williams III and Keith David from the original two Tales Form The Hood films Perfect casting really if you ask me, Todd should always play that type of character[...]
Candyman hits theaters in September.
The horror icon carried himself in those original films, played by Tony Todd, with a grace and fury that cannot be matched by other so-called slasher icons DaCosta also felt a responsibility to make sure that, as one of the only Black horror tales, to bring it back to those roots and tell a Black[...]
Candyman hits theaters in September.
The original 1992 story followed a former slave (Tony Todd), who became an artist and fell in love with a white woman (Madsen) Her father finds out about the relationship and leads a lynch mob to murder him They smeared him with honey and bees engulf him before his body is set on fire After[...]
Yahya Abdul-Mateen II Photo by DFree / Shutterstock.com
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 / Shutterstock.com Mateen is about to blow up, as he is also set to star in Peele's next film Us hitting theaters in March, and also will play[...]
Candyman
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 in 1992, based on the Clive Barker short story The Forbidden The film was set in the housing projects of Chicago,[...]