Candyman remake

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  1. Pennywise Registered

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    Awesome! :mrk:
     
  2. CaptainWagner Not Today

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    Great to hear, but raises a good point... Will Todd be returning as our titular spirit?
     
  3. ThePowerCosmic Hyped Up

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    I don't think this is that kind of movie...you dirty, dirty boy.
     
  4. James.B In search of the absurd

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    Jordan Peele’s ‘Candyman’ Finds Its Star (EXCLUSIVE)

    There’s a new “Candyman” in town.

    Jordan Peele’s retelling of the horror classic has cast Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, the actor best known for playing Black Manta in Warner Bros.’ “Aquaman,” as its star.

    “Candyman” is expected to hit theaters on June 12, 2020. Production is expected to begin next spring.

    Abdul-Mateen, who portrayed the villainous Cadillac in Netflix’s “The Get Down,” will appear next in Peele’s thriller “Us.” He is also set to star in HBO’s “Watchmen” series.


    The studio is touting the upcoming film as a “spiritual sequel” to the original. It will return to the neighborhood where the legend began: the now-gentrified section of Chicago where the Cabrini-Green housing projects once stood. The original “Candyman” was released in 1992 and follows a graduate student who explores the legend of Candyman while writing a thesis on urban legends.
     
  5. Boom I got nothin'

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    Is he playing the Candyman or the protagonist?
     
  6. ThePowerCosmic Hyped Up

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    I got excited at first because I thought the article was talking about Mahershala Ali .
     
  7. Symbiotic Registered

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    It won't happen, but I'd love to see this dude as Spawn.
     
  8. Kane52630 XO User

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    Yahya is gonna be a big star pretty soon. He's got Aquaman, Watchmen, Us, and a couple other movies.
     
  9. DarkKnight88 Registered

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    I see they’re now saying it’ll be a “spiritual sequel”. What does that mean?
     
  10. Kane52630 XO User

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    Essentially takes all the mythos from the first movie and make a new updated movie out of it.

     
  11. DarkKnight88 Registered

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    So basically the first movie happened, not a complete reboot.
     
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  12. samsnee Ok

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    He seems like a good fit in terms of stature and presence.
     
  13. CaptainWagner Not Today

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    Loved him as Black Manta. I think he'll do great in the part.
     
    #38 CaptainWagner, Feb 26, 2019
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  14. Marvel united Omega level Mutant

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    Some of the early comments in this thread are.. Sketchy to say the least.

    I'm excited for this movie
     
  15. ThePowerCosmic Hyped Up

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    I think you meant Black Manta.
     
  16. CaptainWagner Not Today

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    ANNNNNNNNNND there's my token idiot moment for today.

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  17. terry78 baby, that chicken was dry...real dry

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    We all look alike. :o
     
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  18. samsnee Ok

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    RACIST!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
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  19. Lencho01 Shazoogle! Shazoogle!

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  20. DarkKnight88 Registered

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    Wow, they’ve really changed Candyman’s origin story.
     
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    ''Be my victim''

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  22. DarkKnight88 Registered

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    I hope Philip Glass returns or at the very least, they reprise his theme. One of the best aspects of the original film.

     
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  23. Slick Yup

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    Me and my cousins used to dare each other to say Candyman in the mirror after every time we watched the movies. Good times lol.
     
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  24. ThePowerCosmic Hyped Up

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    You guys should've been calling Bloody Mary instead. Half-assed summoning gets you nothing but disappointment. :o
     
  25. the last son Registered

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    Just watched the original. So candyman is linked to over 20 murders and the whole neighborhood is afraid of him, but doesn't he have to be summoned to appear? No way 20/30 people say how name.
     

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