Starring: Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Teyonah Parris, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Colman Domingo, Kyle Kaminsky, Vanessa Williams, Rebecca Spence, Christiana Clark, Cassie Kramer, Brian King, Tony Todd, Miriam Moss


Horror thriller reboot directed by Nia DaCosta and co-written and co-produced by Jordan Peele. The story follows artist Anthony McCoy (Yahya Abdul-Mateen II), who becomes obsessed with the legend of the serial killer, Candyman, as he returns to the neighborhood where the legend began, the now-gentrified section of Chicago where the Cabrini-Green housing projects once stood.


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We’ll add the best quotes once the movie is released and we’ve had a chance to watch it, but for now here’s a small selection.




[five teenage girls are standing in front of a bathroom mirror]
Teenage Girls: Candyman. Candyman. Candyman. Candyman. Candyman.
Teenage Girl #1: Well, we’re still alive.
[someone enters the public bathroom]
Teenage Girl #2: Let’s go.
[they are unable to open the door]
Teenage Girl #2: Trina, you broke the door.
[they start seeing bees appear]
Trina: This isn’t funny!


Anthony McCoy: I feel really connected to this neighborhood. Cabrini-Green. It was the projects.


Anthony McCoy: I just moved here, around the corner.
William Burke: The old candy factory.


Anthony McCoy: I’m an artist
William Burke: You look up the Candyman. He’s the monster, it’s part of this neighborhood.


Anthony McCoy: Candyman. The urban legend is, if you say his name five times while looking in the mirror, he appears in the reflection, and it kills you.
Brianna Cartwright: Who would do that?


Brianna Cartwright: Why are you drawn to this?
Anthony McCoy: I’m hoping to spread the story, all about Candyman.


Anthony McCoy: The mirror invites you to summon him.


Anthony McCoy: You should say his name. I dare you.
Grady Smith: Candyman.
Finley Stephens: Candyman.
Troy Cartwright: Candyman.


Anthony McCoy: Candyman.
Anne-Marie McCoy: Ssh. Don’t. Don’t say that.


Anthony McCoy: I think it made a mistake. I brought him back.
Brianna Cartwright: Candyman isn’t real!


Anthony McCoy: Something is happening to me.
Anne-Marie McCoy: He had a purpose for you to be another one of his terrible stories.
Anthony McCoy: I guess he found me.


Brianna Cartwright: This is not real! This is not real!


Candyman: I am the writing on the wall, the sweet smell of blood. Be my victim.


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