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‘Candyman' Director Nia DaCosta Shares a Juneteeth Message in New Featurette

1 month ago   |   By Slash Film

Remember Candyman? We've been excited about director Nia DaCosta ‘s modern take on the 1990s horror classic for years, and after being delayed due to the pandemic, we're finally only a couple of months away from being able to see it for ourselves.
The film doesn't come out until the end of August, but to celebrate Juneteenth, Universal released a new Candyman featurette in which DaCosta talks about what the newly federally recognized holiday means for the Black community and how some of those feelings are explored in her new take on this property.
Juneteenth memorializes the end of slavery...
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Candyman X Juneteenth: Director Nia DaCosta Shares a

Candyman X Juneteenth: Director Nia DaCosta Shares a

1 month ago   |   By Movie Web

Candyman X Juneteenth: Director Nia DaCosta Shares a Message Candyman director, Nia DaCosta, speaks out about Juneteenth.
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Candyman Director Nia DaCosta Talks Juneteenth & Telling Stories Through Horror

Candyman Director Nia DaCosta Talks Juneteenth & Telling Stories Through Horror

1 month ago   |   By Coming Soon

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(Photo by Parrish Lewis/Universal Pictures and MGM Pictures)
In a new Candyman featurette, director and co-writer Nia DaCosta shares her Juneteenth message while also describing how “horror is a really effective tool when it comes to telling stories about things that impact us on a social level.” New photos from the upcoming film were also released, which you can check out in the gallery below.
From Universal Pictures:
Juneteenth is a day that has historically recognized the perseverance and power of the Black community. Over the last two years, taking time to recognize and...
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