Get ready to say his name, because the ‘Candyman’ is back!
Jordan Peele refreshes the famed and fearsome force with a revival that promises to be a horror that is anything but sweet.
The Oscar winner takes on producer and screenwriting duties, while onboarding Nia DaCosta as director of this modern take on the franchise.
Yahya Abdul-Mateen II leads in the role of visual artist Anthony McCoy.
The impact of gentrification rocks the career and consequently the life he set up with his girlfriend Brianna (Teyonah Parris) in Chicago’s Cabrini Green neighborhood.
When he meets an elder native of the area who shares with him the blood-spilling history of the Candyman, he’s provided inspiration that takes him on a journey like never before.
After initially being delayed due to the global health crisis, ‘Candyman’ will be making a splash in theaters on August 27.
Before then, check out the newly unleashed extended trailer below…
We’ll be watching! Will you?!