Jordan Peele’s Mysterious New Horror Movie ‘Nope’ Has Finished Filming

A new terror from the mind of the Academy Award winner. In the wake of Get Out and Us comes Nope, the third horror movie from writer/director Jordan Peele, and we’ve learned this week that filming on the project is now complete. Variety notes this week, “The film, which recently wrapped principal photography, was shot on KODAK film, including 65mm film […]

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How ‘Candyman’ Special Makeup Effects Designer J. Anthony Kosar Revived a Horror Icon and Induced Trypophobia [Exclusive]

In Nia DaCosta‘s Candyman, Anthony McCoy (Yahya Abdul-Mateen II) undergoes a gruesome and startling transformation when bitten by a bee in Cabrini-Green. The urban legend of Candyman rises once again, leaving a trail of bodies in his wake. Special Makeup Effects Designer J. Anthony Kosar (Lovecraft Country, Fargo tv series) and his team were responsible for bringing multiple iterations of […]

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Key & Peele Are ‘Wendell & Wild’ in New Stop Motion Comedy-Horror Movie from ‘Nightmare Before Christmas’ Director!

Henry Selick, the director of The Nightmare Before Christmas and Coraline, is back next year with brand new stop motion movie Wendell & Wild, officially teased by Netflix today. Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele star in a tale of “the hellishly funny demons of a teen named Kat.” Directed by Henry Selick, the film was […]

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Join Bloody Disgusting This Friday, September 17 For ‘Candyman’ Twitter Watch Party!

Candyman returned to theaters with Nia DaCosta’s Candyman (read Meagan’s review), a sequel to the original 1992 classic that gives rise to a whole new monster. After a sweet theatrical run, Candyman will be available on Premium VOD platforms starting this Friday! To celebrate, we’re throwing a Twitter watch party with special guests, and you’re invited! Tomorrow, Friday, […]

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Nia DaCosta’s ‘Candyman’ Uses Centuries of Trauma and Loss to Reframe and Reclaim Candyman

When it comes to race and “uncomfortable conversations,” Nia DaCosta is out of fucks to give. Before most of us hit grade school, we’re taught to fear the boogeyman and other things that go bump in the night, but DaCosta violently disagrees. For her, the scariest things are the trauma, cultural appropriation, and lack of […]

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Jordan Peele’s Monkeypaw Productions Inks a Two-Year Television Deal With Universal

While we wait for his new horror movie Nope, coming July 2022, Jordan Peele has just inked a brand new television deal with Universal Studio Group, Deadline reports today. Peele and Win Rosenfeld’s Monkeypaw Productions has entered a “new multi-year television overall deal” with Universal, coming off a previous TV pact with Amazon. Deadline notes, […]

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[Review] Nia DaCosta’s ‘Candyman’ Is a Bold Reclamation of Legacy and Legend

Bernard Rose’s adaptation of Clive Barker’s “The Forbidden” unleashed an enduring boogeyman and horror icon almost thirty years ago. One with a darkly romantic and tragic history. Director Nia DaCosta’s Candyman returns to Cabrini-Green to reexamine the eponymous character’s legend and legacy, expanding its scale. It’s an ambitious and haunting reclamation realized by DaCosta’s bold vision, blending […]

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New Clip from Next Week’s ‘Candyman’ Makes Reference to Virginia Madsen’s Helen Lyle!

“Helen Lyle was out here looking for Candyman. I say she found him…” Tickets are now on sale for Nia DaCosta‘s Candyman, which is headed to theaters in just over one week on August 27, 2021. While you wait, a new clip from the new movie has been unleashed today, and this one is particularly interesting because it represents […]

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‘Candyman’: Watch Anthony “Say His Name” in First Clips! [Video]

We’re just two weeks away from Nia DaCosta‘s upcoming Candyman, which looks to breathe new life into the franchise that was birthed from a short story by Clive Barker. The film is a direct sequel to the 1992 horror classic and this time stars Yahya Abdul-Mateen II as Anthony, an aspiring artist living in a luxury loft […]

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[Image] Michael Hargrove is Candyman “Sherman Fields” in Nia DaCosta’s Sequel

It would seem that one of new additions to the mythology in Nia DaCosta‘s upcoming Candyman is that the titular moniker doesn’t just describe a single character, but rather, as the trailers have been suggesting, “the whole damn hive.” In other words, there’s more than one “Candyman” at play here, including one character we’ve seen […]

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‘Candyman’: Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Vanessa Williams and More Tease This Month’s Franchise Relaunch [Video]

We recently shared Candyman interviews with both director Nia DaCosta and co-writer/producer Jordan Peele, and today we’ve got some more video chats to share with you. The videos you’ll find below feature interview snippets with stars Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Vanessa Williams, Teyonah Parris, and Colman Domingo, as well as producer Ian Cooper. The cast talks […]

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‘Candyman’: Nia DaCosta Talks Daniel Robitaille and the Social Relevance of the Candyman Legend [Video]

With Nia DaCosta‘s franchise relaunch Candyman finally coming to theaters on August 27, 2021, Bloody Disgusting has been provided with a series of video interviews that shed some new light on the film this week. We had previously shared a chat with co-writer/producer Jordan Peele, and now we’ve got some insights directly from director Nia […]

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‘Candyman’: Jordan Peele Discusses the Original Classic and How the New Film Opens Up the Mythology [Video]

With Nia DaCosta‘s Candyman coming to theaters on August 27, 2021, Bloody Disgusting has been provided with a series of video interviews that shed some new light on the film. Candyman comes from producer Jordan Peele, who co-wrote the film with Win Rosenfeld, and Peele talks all things Candyman in the first video we’d like to share with you […]

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“I Heard You’re Looking for Candyman”: Tony Todd’s Voice Heard in Latest ‘Candyman’ TV Spot? [Video]

Described as a “spiritual sequel” to Bernard Rose’s Candyman (itself an adaptation of a Clive Barker tale), Nia DaCosta‘s Candyman is coming to theaters on August 27, 2021, and we still don’t know for certain that Tony Todd will be making an appearance in the film. It would seem likely he will, but up until this point at least, he hasn’t […]

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