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Candyman Movie Delayed Until 2021

Universal Pictures‘ release of MGM and Monkeypaw Productions’ new Candyman movie has been pushed back to sometime in 2021. The studio and production partners today said they are currently assessing optimal release dates. The Candyman movie was originally scheduled to open in theaters on June 12, 2020, but with the theaters closing, it was pushed …

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Candyman, The Forever Purge, Halloween Kills & Ends Delayed

Universal Pictures has delayed the release dates of Candyman, The Forever Purge, Halloween Kills and Halloween Ends, the studio announced today. Universal Pictures’ release of MGM and Monkeypaw Productions’ Candyman, in association with BRON Creative, will move from September 25, 2020, to Friday, October 16, 2020. Universal Pictures and Blumhouse Productions’ The Forever Purge will …

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Candyman Release Date Pushed Back to September

Universal Pictures today announced that the Candyman release date has been moved from June 12, 2020 to Friday, September 25, 2020. The studio’s Praise This, which was previously scheduled for September 25, is now unset and will be re-dated at a later time. This September, Oscar winner Jordan Peele unleashes a fresh take on the blood-chilling urban legend …

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Candyman Trailer Brings the Urban Legend Back to Life

Universal Pictures has released the trailer for the new Candyman movie from MGM and Jordan Peele and Win Rosenfeld’s Monkeypaw Productions. The film is scheduled to open in theaters on June 12, 2020. Yahya Abdul-Mateen II (Us), Teyonah Parris (If Beale Street Could Talk), Nathan Stewart-Jarrett (Misfits) and Colman Domingo (Euphoria) star. Written by Peele and Rosenfeld and directed …

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Candyman Poster and Teasers Debut Ahead of the Trailer

Before the first trailer arrives on Thursday, Universal Pictures has revealed the Candyman poster and a set of teasers for the June 12, 2020 release. The new movie comes from MGM, Jordan Peele and Win Rosenfeld’s Monkeypaw Productions. Yahya Abdul-Mateen II (Us), Teyonah Parris (If Beale Street Could Talk), Nathan Stewart-Jarrett (Misfits) and Colman Domingo (Euphoria) star. Written …

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Candyman Filming Begins and New Cast Members Announced

Principal photography commenced in Chicago this week on Candyman from MGM and Jordan Peele and Win Rosenfeld’s Monkeypaw Productions. In addition to the Candyman filming news, it was also announced that Yahya Abdul-Mateen II (Us), Teyonah Parris (If Beale Street Could Talk), Nathan Stewart-Jarrett (Misfits) and Colman Domingo (Euphoria) have signed on to star in the film …

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Aquaman’s Yahya Abdul-Mateen II to Play Candyman

Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, who played Black Manta in Aquaman, has landed the title role in MGM’s Candyman, according to Variety. The original films featured Tony Todd in the Candyman role. MGM has partnered with Monkeypaw Productions’ Jordan Peele and Win Rosenfeld to produce a re-imagining of Candyman, the 1992 horror classic adapted from Clive Barker’s short story “The …

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MGM Partners with Jordan Peele for Candyman Sequel

Metro Goldwyn Mayer Pictures (MGM) has partnered with Monkeypaw Productions’ Jordan Peele and Win Rosenfeld to produce a re-imagining of Candyman, the 1992 horror classic adapted from Clive Barker’s short story “The Forbidden” from Books of Blood Volume 5. The announcement was made today by Jonathan Glickman, MGM’s President, Motion Picture Group. Nia DaCosta (Little Woods) will direct …

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Candyman Remake in the Works with Jordan Peele

Bloody-Disgusting is reporting that a Candyman remake is in the works with Jordan Peele in talks to produce. Peele, who won an Oscar for his Get Out screenplay, is currently filming social thriller Us. It is unclear whether Peele would also direct, but his MonkeyPaw Productions would be behind the Candyman remake. Candyman is a 1992 horror film written and …

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