New Candyman

Director Nia DaCosta has confirmed something we theorized about earlier this month: reports of Yahya Abdul-Mateen II taking over Tony Todd‘s role of Candyman in the Candyman reboot were not entirely accurate. The news of Abdul-Mateen II joining the film came with the claim that the Aquaman actor was the new Candyman, but according to DaCosta, that’s not correct.

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black mirror season 5 cast

Anthony Mackie and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II are taking a break from the superheroics — and supervillainy — for a little bit to play with some computers. The Avengers: Infinity War and Aquaman actors, respectively, have been tapped to join the Black Mirror season 5 cast in an unknown episode of Netflix’s Emmy-winning series.

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candyman reboot cast

Like angry bees swarming around a man covered in honey, the Candyman reboot cast is quickly coming together. Teyonah Parris, who played one of Regina King’s daughters in If Beale Street Could Talk, is the latest addition. She joins Aquaman‘s Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, who was previously reported as playing the new Candyman…but that may not be correct after all. Jordan Peele is producing the new movie, while Nia DaCosta directs.

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Candyman Remake Actor

Normally, the news of a classic horror film getting a remake fills our stomachs with dread. But the upcoming remake of 1992’s Candyman? Bring it on. Get Out filmmaker Jordan Peele is producing. Little Woods director Nia DaCosta is behind the camera. And now, Aquaman star Yahya Abdul-Mateen II has joined the cast as the hook-handed ghost of the title, who is summoned when someone is stupid enough to say his name several times in a mirror.

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aquaman trailer

An Aquaman trailer should be swimming online any day now, but in the meantime, a new Entertainment Weekly magazine cover offers our first official look at Nicole Kidman as Queen Atlanna and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II as villain Black Manta . Check out the Aquaman images below.

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aquaman
Nicole Kidman and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II are both in early negotiations to join James Wan‘s Aquaman. Kidman would play Aquaman’s mother, while the Get Down star would be playing the film’s villain Black Manta. More details about the Nicole Kidman Aquaman casting, after the jump.
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