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 Rosenfeld 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.
Although Candyman 2 has yet to be formally revealed, several aspects are working in its favor. Candyman received positive reviews and had an expectedly high box office run, so a sequel wouldn’t be surprising, much like David Gordon Green (Halloween Kills) and Danny McBride (The Righteous Gemstones) brilliant take on Halloween renewed Michael Myers. Candyman is one of horror’s most recognizable characters, and studios are always seeking new ways to adapt classic characters into modern franchises.
Candyman Season 2 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 2 wouldn’t have to deal with the same scheduling issues, but the changing dates showed that Universal wasn’t willing to release Candyman as a special on-demand premiere. If Candyman 2 is approved, it will most likely arrive in theatres in 2023.
Candyman Season 2 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.
There isn’t a precise narrative for Candyman 2 to tell because the new Candyman deviates from the plot of the 1992 film and original short story. Tony Todd is now back as Candyman, according to how the 2021 film ended, and he wants Brianna to “inform everyone,” implying that both characters could return in either a straight sequel following Brianna or a separate tale connecting this sequel with another person’s interaction with Candyman. Candyman 2 should not, however, follow in the footsteps of the first film. Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh, released in 1995, omitted much of what made the previous film such a classic.
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 (Hacks),
- Cedric Mays (The Mob Doctor).
Candyman Season 2 Trailer: When can we watch it?
Candyman Season 2 trailer is not out yet, and but you can watch previous season trailer, 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?