All he needs is someone to look in a mirror and say his name five times.

Tony Todd returns to his classic horror role, starring alongside Yahya Abdul-Mateen II and Teyonah Parris in the Nia DaCosta– directed sequel to the 1992 classic of the same name.

After the events of 1992’s Candyman, it seemed the urban legend had ended once and for all. Not so. This spiritual sequel to the original film in the trilogy sees the Candyman return.

While he once terrified the residents of the Cabrini-Green housing projects in Chicago, this area has since become gentrified. What new horror does this apparition, covered in bees, have in store for the new generation of dwellers in the area?

Nia DaCosta directs this new tale that follows on from the ‘90s horror based on Clive Barker’s short story, The ForbiddenJordan Peele, director of award-winning horror-thriller Get Out, co-writes and produces this forthcoming reboot.

This film is distributed by Universal Pictures.

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