Background Still for Candyman


runtime: 01:31

rating: R

director: Nia DaCosta

writer: Jordan Peele, Win Rosenfeld, Nia DaCosta

cast: Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Teyonah Parris, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Colman Domingo

release date: August 27th, 2021

For as long as residents can remember, the housing projects of Chicago's Cabrini Green neighborhood were terrorized by a word-of-mouth ghost story about a supernatural killer with a hook for a hand, easily summoned by those daring to repeat his name five times into a mirror.