Candyman

The actress does a deep dive into why this modern-day thriller is important to the Black community.

After checking out the new trailer for the upcoming slasher flick reboot of 'Candyman,' you'll definitely want to satisfy your sweet tooth craving right along with the rest of us on August 27.

Recently DaCoasta gave fans a sneak peak of the film which featured a paper puppet show that not only gave the backstory to the legend of the Candyman, but at the same time reenacted the 1998 racially motivated murder of James Byrd, Jr. as well as the 1944 execution of 14-year-old George Stinney, Jr. Forever to be known as the youngest person to get the electric chair.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, movie release dates are being shifted. Jordan Peele’s Candyman remake had a highly anticipated release date of June 12th and was expected to be a summer box office hit. Social distancing and quarantine orders have led to its release being pushed back to the fall. According to Deadline, the black horror film will hit theaters on September 25th.

The reimagining of the 90s horror classic Candyman is here. The first trailer for the updated horror franchise dropped this morning. Directed by Nia DaCosta, the film stars Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Teyonah Parris, Colman Domingo, Nathan Stewart-Jarret and Aunjanue Ellis and is set in the “now gentrified-section of Chicago where the Cabrini-Green housing projects once stood.” […]

I know people hate reboots because, why ruin a good thing?