Below find out how you can win an admit-two pass to see an advance screening of Universal Pictures’ “CANDYMAN” on Tuesday, August 24th at AMC Aventura 24, Aventura, FL at 7:00pm!
Oscar® winner Jordan Peele unleashes a fresh take on the blood-chilling urban legend: Candyman. Filmmaker Nia DaCosta (Little Woods upcoming Captain Marvel 2) directs this contemporary incarnation of the cult classic.
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; HBO’s Watchmen, Us) and his partner, gallery director Brianna Cartwright (Teyonah Parris; If Beale Street Could Talk, The Photograph), 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; HBO’s Euphoria, Assassination Nation) 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 terrifying wave of violence that puts him on a collision course with destiny.
Universal Pictures presents, from Metro Goldwyn Mayer Pictures and Jordan Peele and Win Rosenfeld’s Monkeypaw Productions, in association with BRON Creative, Candyman. Candyman is directed by DaCosta, and is produced by Ian Cooper (Us), Rosenfeld and Peele. The screenplay is by Peele & Rosenfeld and DaCosta. The film is based on the 1992 film Candyman, written by Bernard Rose, and the short story “The Forbidden” by Clive Barker. The film’s executive producers are David Kern, Aaron L. Gilbert and Jason Cloth.
DIRECTED BY: Nia DaCosta
SCREENPLAY BY: Jordan Peele & Win Rosenfeld and Nia DaCosta
PRODUCED BY: Ian Cooper, Win Rosenfeld, Jordan Peele
EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS: David Kern, Aaron L. Gilbert, Jason Cloth
CAST: Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Teyonah Parris, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Colman Domingo
Official Website: https://www.candymanmovie.com/
Social media channels for the film:
-Enter by emailing us at HorrO@PromoteHorror.com. Please use “Candyman in Miami” in the subject line.
-Winners of the admit-two passes will be picked at random on Aug 22nd!
-If you’re one of the lucky winners, we will reply to your email with your code and how to redeem your pass.
-Passes courtesy of Universal Pictures