“ Get Out Director “ Jordan Peele To Remake 90’s Horror Film “ Candy Man “ Reboot!
As kids we all knew there were certain things you just don’t play with at all or ever. We knew not to play with the stove, our parents because they weren’t our little friends, and most importantly candy man!!! How many of y’all can attest to never chanting his name in the bathroom mirror five times with the lights off because you never knew if he’d pop up or not? Whelp word on the street is candy man will be back to terrorize us all sooner than we think 😩
According to the #ChicagoTribune ; the super talented #JordanPeele director the award winning film “ Get Out “ has jumped on board to help recreate the 1992 horror film “ Candy Man “. The film is set to hit theaters June. 12th,2020 and will be directed and written by Nia DaCosta. Sources state production will officially begin spring of 2019. There has been no indication of if the movie will be shot in its original location of #Chicago or not.
“The original was a landmark film for black representation in the horror genre. Alongside ‘Night of the Living Dead,’ ‘Candyman’ was a major inspiration for me as a filmmaker — and to have a bold new talent like Nia at the helm of this project is truly exciting. We are honored to bring the next chapter in the ‘Candyman’ canon to life and eager to provide new audiences with an entry point to Clive Barker’s legend. “ states Peele