The Candyman remake has once again been a setback; the release date for the movie has now completely been shifted from the original 2020 year release. The movie is a joint venture production between Universal Pictures/ MGM/ Monkey Paw movie networks.
The Candyman is a remake of the 1992 movie of the same name written and directed by Bernard Rose; this remake is produced by Big Mouth producer- Jordan Peele and Win Rosenfled and directed by Nia DaCosta.
Fan expectation that the movie will be one of this year’s blockbuster movies has been diminished by the constant shifting of the release date. The movie’s director tried to explain the reason for the continued shifting of the release date as the need for a theatrical release because the movie was designed with the community in mind.
Candyman Release Date: When Will it Premiere?
The movie Candyman was previously scheduled to premiere on September 25, 2020, it was then shifted to October 16, 2020. However, when the October 16 release date was getting close, it was announced that the release date has again been shifted to August 27, 2021. As it was explained earlier, it was shifted so as to get a theatrical release.
Candyman Plot: What will Happen?
Residential occupants of the Green Cabrini Housing sector have long been accepted the fact that there exists within the community a ghost named the Candyman. By saying his name five times while facing a mirror and openly denying his existence, the Candyman comes out and kills the individual.
Anthony McCoy was kidnapped by the Candyman and almost killed but was saved by Helen Lyle. Years ago, his mother shared her experience of fearing the Candyman to Helen Lyle, who investigated the myth to support her thesis paper on urban legends.
Candyman Cast: Who will be in?
- Yahya Abdul-Mateen II plays the role of Anthony McCoy, an artist who lives in the run down Cabrini Green Housing Projects when he was young. Yahya Abdul-Mateen II also acts as a hallucinatory reflection of the Candyman.
- Wanda Vision Star Teyonah Parris as Brianna Cartwright, Anthony’s girlfriend, an art gallery supervisor.
- Hannah Love Jones plays the role of Young Brianna.
- Nathan Stewart-Jarrett plays the role of Troy Cartwright, Brianna’s brother.
- The Walking Dead: World Beyond cast – Colman Domingo as William Burke, a Cabrini Green occupant, he tells Anthony about the Candyman myth.
- Tony Todd stars as Daniel Robitaille, also as Candyman, an evil spirit that kills anyone that invokes him.
- Vanessa Estelle Williams plays the role of Anne-Marie McCoy, Anthony’s mother. She also believed in the Candyman legend while she was living in Cabrini Green.
Other cast members include:
- Brian King (Suprise Me), Torrey Hanson (The Exorcist), Carl Clemons-Hopkins (Canal Street),
- Cedric Mays (The Mob Doctor).
Candyman Trailer: When can we watch it?
The movie trailer is out, and it is an extended trailer that will satisfy fans and audiences all over the world until the movie is released.
You can catch the trailer here:
Are you still excited to see the movie, or would you rather pass?