A Scary New CANDYMAN Is Revealed In Latest Image

A new image from Nia DaCosta’s incoming Candyman is here via Bloody Disgusting and it’s giving me the creeps.

First of all, the frightening photo unveils actor Michael Hargrove as the character Sherman Fields. We expect him to portray only one version of the Candyman. Secondly, Sherman’s backstory is revealed in the film’s second trailer and it’s fascinating…

Check out the scary new photo here:

The official synopsis for Candyman:

A supernatural killer with a hook for a hand, easily summoned by those daring to repeat his name five times into a mirror. Now Anthony McCoy and his girlfriend, gallery director Brianna Cartwright, move into a luxury loft condo in Cabrini.

However with Anthony’s painting career on the brink of stalling, a chance encounter with a Cabrini Green old-timer (Colman Domingo exposes Anthony to the tragically horrific nature of the true story behind Candyman. Anxious to maintain his status in the Chicago art world, Anthony begins to explore these macabre details in his studio as fresh grist for paintings, subsequnetly opening a door to a complex past that unravels his own sanity and unleashes a terrifyingly viral wave of violence that puts him on a collision course with destiny.

Also, the new film has cast Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Teyonah Parris, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Colman Domingo, Vanessa Williams, alongside franchise veteran Tony Todd.

Most importantly, Candyman floats his way back into theatres everywhere on August 27th.

Director Nia DaCosta had this to share about the new film’s release to ET:

We made Candyman to be seen in theaters. Not just for the spectacle but because the film is about community and stories–how they shape each other, how they shape us. It’s about the collective experience of trauma and joy, suffering and triumph, and the stories we tell around it

Lastly, will you be checking out the new Candyman later this month? Let me know on Twitter via @joshkorngut. I’m always down to talk about all things horror! Dread Central is now on Google News!



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