Top Stories

Nia DaCosta Directed 'Candyman' Delayed Until 2021

Nia DaCosta Directed 'Candyman' Delayed Until 2021

Candyman is the latest movie to face a delay in getting out to the theaters.

The film was set to hit theaters on October 16, however, it it being pushed back due to the coronavirus pandemic, which has closed theaters for many months and delayed even more movies.

Now, Candyman will open sometime in 2021, Variety says.

Directed by Nia DaCosta, the film is based on a ghostly legend and centers on a struggling artist (Yahya Abdul-Mateen II) who begins to lose his sanity after discovering the story of Candyman. As the tale goes, if someone says his name to a mirror five times, Candyman will appear and kill whoever summoned him.

Wonder Woman 1984 announced an additional delay earlier today, as well. Here’s when it will hit theaters now…

It was just recently announced that Nia will be behind the camera for this Marvel movie. See which one here…

Just Jared on Facebook
Photos: Getty
Posted to: Movies, Nia DaCosta

JJ Links Around The Web

Getty Images
  • Mike Tyson is making his EDM debut - listen to his self-titled song now! - TMZ
  • This Riverdale actress talks leaving the show - Just Jared Jr
  • Scheana Shay says her friendship with Stassi Schroeder is over - TooFab
  • See who Shawn Mendes was spotted hanging out with in L.A. - Just Jared Jr