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Jordan Peele's 'Candyman' Release Date Delayed Due To Pandemic

Jordan Peele‘s new horror Candyman is getting a brand new release date due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

The reboot of the classic 1992 slasher film was supposed to be released on June 12 and will now hit theaters on Sept. 25, 2020.

Jordan Peele co-wrote the Candyman remake with Win Rosenfeld and DaCosta. Yahya Abdul-Mateen II and Teyonah Parris star in the movie from Universal Pictures and MGM.

Universal’s film Praise This, previously set for release on Sept. 25, is now without a release date and will be scheduled at a later time (Variety reports).

Universal has already pushed three major movies, including Minions: Rise of Gru, Fast & Furious entry F9 and Sing 2, in addition removing Wicked from the release calendar.

Jordan Peele's 'Candyman' Looks to Be Just as Scary as 'Get Out' & 'Us' - Watch the Trailer!

It looks like Jordan Peele is going to deliver ANOTHER hit horror film! The trailer for Candyman just debuted and it does not disappoint! He wrote the film alongside Win Rosenfeld and Nia DaCosta. Nia directed the movie.

Here’s a synopsis: 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. In present day, a decade after the last of the Cabrini towers were torn down, visual artist Anthony McCoy (Yahya Abdul-Mateen II) and his girlfriend, gallery director Brianna Cartwright (Teyonah Parris), move into a luxury loft condo in Cabrini, now gentrified beyond recognition and inhabited by upwardly mobile millennials.

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, unknowingly 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.

The film will hit theaters on June 12!

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Jordan Peele Shares 'Candyman' Teaser Ahead of Trailer - Watch!

Jordan Peele is teasing fans ahead of the release of Candyman!

The 41-year-old writer and producer took to Twitter on Tuesday (February 25) to offer a sneak peek at the film.

“I dare you to say his name,” Jordan wrote along with a brief clip. “Click below to tweet #Candyman 5 times in one post. @CandymanMovie will haunt your feed with an exclusive first look. See the trailer on Thursday.”

Here’s the synopsis: “A ‘spiritual sequel’ to the 1992 horror film Candyman that returns to the now-gentrified Chicago neighborhood where the legend began.”

Directed by Nia DaCosta, the movie stars Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Teyonah Parris, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, and Colman Domingo.

Candyman is set to hit theaters on June 12!

Watch the teaser and check out the new poster now.

ICYMI, find out which lifelong fear inspired Jordan Peele‘s film Us.

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Al Pacino Joins Logan Lerman, Josh Radnor & More at 'Hunters' Premiere in LA

Logan Lerman and Al Pacino step out for the premiere event of their new Amazon Prime series, Hunters, held at DGA Theater on Wednesday night (February 19) in Los Angeles.

The two actors were joined by their co-stars Kate Mulvany, Tiffany Boone, Saul Rubinek, Josh Radnor, Louis Ozawa, Jerrika Hinton, Greg Austin, and Lena Olin, as well as executive producer Jordan Peele.

“This is my first time doing a television series,” Al says in a new behind-the-scenes featurette. “I loved the writing in it, and that’s what got me involved.”

He added, “I love David [Weil, creator], and he’s a real artist. One thing that I really relate to is things that are personal and that’s what David has.”

Check out the video below!

Hunters is out on February 21 on Amazon Prime.

FYI: Tiffany wore an Elisabetta Franchi dress, Saint Laurent shoes, Vajze earrings, an Alexis Bittar necklace and Roseark rings.

35+ pictures inside of Al Pacino, Logan Lerman and more at the Hunters premiere..

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Al Pacino Stars in Jordan Peele-Produced Amazon Series 'Hunters' - Watch the Trailer! (Video)

Jordan Peele is bringing a brand new series to Amazon called Hunters, and you can watch the trailer right here.

The teaser for the upcoming series debuted on Tuesday (January 28), and is set to air during the Super Bowl.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Al Pacino

Al Pacino stars as Meyer Offerman, a Holocaust surviver who assembles a ragtag group to help track down and kill these undercover Nazis and foil their plot to form a Fourth Reich.

The series will premiere February 21 on Amazon Prime.

Watch the trailer for Hunters inside…

Jamie Foxx, Jordan Peele & More Get Special Honors at AAFCA Awards 2020!

Jamie Foxx and Jordan Peele happily hit the stage to speak at The African American Film Critics Association’s 2020 AAFCA Awards held at the Taglyan Cultural Complex on Wednesday (January 22) in Hollywood.

The guys along with Eddie Murphy (not pictured) were among some of the honorees at the 11th annual ceremony in Los Angeles.

“People say so much about the other awards, but it’s special when it comes from your own people,” Jamie said (via USA Today), who won best supporting actor for his role in Just Mercy.

“It’s just special,” Jamie added after receiving the award from the organization, which actively reviews films with an emphasis on projects that include the black experience. The awards mainly highlight films produced, written, directed and starring people from the African diaspora along with other ethnic projects that break new ground.

Also in attendance at the ceremony were Sterling K. Brown, Issa Rae, Lena Waithe, Bong Joon Ho, Melina Matsoukas, Lil Rel Howery, Garcelle Beauvais and Trevor Jackson.

READ MORE: Jamie Foxx Took Pics Your Fave Celebs at SAG Awards 2020!

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Al Pacino Recruits Logan Lerman in 'Hunters' Trailer - Watch!

Al Pacino and Logan Lerman play Nazi hunters in the new trailer for their upcoming Amazon Prime Video series Hunters.

The 79-year-old Heat actor and the 27-year-old Fury star teamed up for the new show, in which Logan Lerman‘s character Jonah Heidelbaum is in training to become one of the hunters alongside Al Pacino‘s character Meyer Offerman.

Here’s the synopsis: “Inspired by true events, Hunters follows a diverse band of Nazi Hunters in 1977 New York City who discover that hundreds of escaped Nazis are living in America. And so, they do what any bad-ass vigilante squad would do: they set out on a bloody quest for revenge and justice. But they soon discover a far-reaching conspiracy and must race against time to thwart the Nazis’ new genocidal plans.”

The Jordan Peele-produced series also stars Jerrika Hinton, Josh Radnor, Kate Mulvany, Tiffany Boone, Greg Austin, Louis Ozawa Changchien, Carol Kane, Saul Rubinek, Dylan Baker, and Lena Olin.

Hunters premieres on February 21. Watch the action-packed trailer now!

READ MORE: Logan Lerman & Al Pacino Film ‘Hunters’ Together!


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