The British actor has won plaudits after he spoke out against racism in the wake of the death of George Floyd.
Nia DaCosta’s “Candyman” remake is being pushed from June 12 to Sept. 25 in the wake of the coronavirus, Universal Pictures announced Friday.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.Jordan Peele co-wrote “Candyman” with Win Rosenfeld and DaCosta (“Little Woods”). Yahya Abdul-Mateen II and Teyonah Parris star in the movie from Universal Pictures and MGM.See Video: 'Candyman' Trailer: Jordan Peele Dares You to Say His Name in Creepy First LookPeele frames the story of the supernatural killer with a hook for a hand named Candyman as a demon that has haunted Chicago’s Cabrini Green neighborhood for decades. But in the present day, a decade after the last of the Cabrini towers were torn down, visual artist Anthony McCoy (Abdul-Mateen II) and his girlfriend, gallery director Brianna Cartwright (Parris), move into a luxury loft condo in Cabrini, now gentrified beyond recognition and inhabited by upwardly mobile millennials.Anthony’s artwork of the legend unknowingly opens 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.Also Read: Colman Domingo and Nathan Stewart-Jarrett Join Jordan Peele's 'Candyman'“Candyman” comes from Universal and MGM in association with BRON Creative, and Jordan Peele and Win Rosenfeld’s Monkeypaw Productions. The film is produced by Ian Cooper, Rosenfeld and Peele. Peele wrote the screenplay with Rosenfeld and DaCosta.Currently, Sept. 25 houses the release of Aaron Sorkin’s “The Trial of the Chicago 7,” which stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Jeremy Strong, Eddie Redmayne, Michael Keaton, Sacha Baron Cohen and Abdul-Mateen II.Read original story Jordan Peele’s ‘Candyman’ Remake Pushed Back 3 Months At TheWrap
The first ominous – and slightly disturbing – poster for the 2020 sequel to horror classic Candyman has arrived.
Amazon Prime's new series 'Hunters' has been accused of historical inaccuracies by the Auschwitz Memorial over a scene in which prisoners are forced to play 'death chess'.
CBS All Access announced the first batch of cast members for the second season of Jordan Peele’s “Twilight Zone” reboot, led by Billy Porter, Joel McHale and Tony Hale.Additional cast for the second season includes Morena Baccarin, Colman Domingo, Ethan Embry, Jenna Elfman, Tavi Gevinson, Abbie Hern, Gillian Jacobs, Sophia Macy, Chris Meloni, Jimmi Simpson and Daniel Sunjata. Peele, who narrates the series, will also write the episode, “Downtime,” which features Baccarin, Domingo and Hale.No character details were given.Also Read: 'Silence of the Lambs' Sequel 'Clarice' Gets Series Commitment at CBSThe announcement was made by Julie McNamara, executive vice president, original content for CBS All Access, during the Television Critics Association press tour on Sunday. The second season will premiere sometime in 2020.“The Twilight Zone” is produced by CBS Television Studios in association with Peele’s Monkeypaw Productions and Simon Kinberg’s Genre Films. Peele and Kinberg serve as executive producers along with Win Rosenfeld, Audrey Chon, Carol Serling, Rick Berg and Greg Yaitanes.Rod Serling created the original series, which ran for 80 episodes from 1959 to 1964, and used socially-conscious storytelling to explore the human condition and culture of the times. There have been two prior revivals of the classic series. The first reboot aired for 110 episodes on CBS starting in 1985, and a second version, with Forest Whitaker as narrator, ran for 43 episodes on UPN in the early 2000s.Here’s the episode list from CBS All Access, in no particular order:Episode: “The Who of You”Starring Daniel Sunjata, Ethan Embry, and Billy Porter Written by Win RosenfeldEpisode: “A Human Face”Starring Jenna Elfman, Chris Meloni, and Tavi Gevinson Written by Alex RubensEpisode: “8”Starring Joel McHale Written by Glen MorganEpisode: “Among The Untrodden”Starring Abbie Hern and Sophia Macy Written by Heather Anne CampbellEpisode: “Meet in the Middle”Starring Jimmi Simpson and Gillian Jacobs Written by Emily C. Chang and Sara AminiRead original story Billy Porter, Joel McHale and Tony Hale Among 14 Cast in ‘Twilight Zone’ Season 2 At TheWrap
Spike Lee has lead a flood of tributes from Hollywood stars to the late John Singleton, who had died at the age of just 51.
Lupita Nyong’o has issued a “heartfelt apology” after she was criticised by Spasmodic dysphonia groups for crediting the disability as an inspiration for her voice in Us. Both the National Spasmodic Dysphonia Association and RespectAbility were appalled after Nyong’o told the New York Times she based the voice of Red, her doppelgänger character in Us, on Robert F Kennedy Jr, who suffers from the condition. “I met with people as part of my exploration with the condition, and I learned how difficult it is to have the disorder.
Jordan Peele reckons that he won't be casting a white actor in the lead of one of his movies any time soon.
New horror movie Us, director Jordan Peele’s follow up to his breakthrough Get Out, has stunned box office pundits on its opening weekend. The movie, which finds a family terrorised by their doppelgängers, topped A Quiet Place to grab the most money made by an original horror movie over a single weekend. Remarkably, it’s also the best opening weekend for a live-action original movie since James Cameron’s Avatar in 2009, which made $77 million.
Get Out director Jordan Peele's sophomore film terrifies audiences while actor Lupita Nyong'o impresses during a screening at SXSW Film Festival in Texas.
The third season of 'The Good Fight,' with new series regular Michael Sheen, also gets a return date.
Pixar has released another new look at Toy Story 4 featuring two new characters, and two old ones.