New Cast Members Announced as Jordan Peele/Nia DaCosta’s CANDYMAN Remake Begins Production in Chicago

The remake of 1992’s Candyman (produced by Jordan Peele and directed by Nia DaCosta) has officially gone into production in Chicago. The announcement coincided with some new casting details. Deadline got the exclusive, reporting:

Nathan Stewart-Jarrett (Misfits) and Colman Domingo (Fear the Walking Dead) are ready to say his name five times in the mirror. The two actors have joined Yahya Abdul-Mateen II (Us) and Teyonah Parris (If Beale Street Could Talk) in MGM and Jordan Peele’s forthcoming reboot of the classic horror film Candyman, which has begun principal photography this week in Chicago. Universal Pictures will distribute Candyman globally with the U.S. release date set for June 12, 2020.

Now if only we could get confirmation that OG Candyman, Tony Todd (the actor who made the villain iconic), is returning for the film!

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