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Watch the Advance Screening of Candyman for FREE
August 24, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Follow the link below to get your Advance Screening Passes to see Oscar® winner Jordan Peele’s fresh take on the blood-chilling urban legend, CANDYMAN before it hits theaters!
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.
THIS SUMMER, AWAKEN THE LEGEND. UNIVERSAL PICTURES PRESENTS A FILM BY NIA DACOSTA AND PRODUCER JORDAN PEELE. CANDYMAN. DARE TO SAY IT AUGUST 27TH. RATED R. ONLY IN THEATERS.